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Would Abolishing Privacy Be Beneficial?
The database would reduce harm to humans during natural disasters and epidemics.
The database would allow the government to locate survivors much more effectively, as they will know how many people were in e.g. each knocked down building.
The database will allow government to forcefully evacuate those that do not follow the orders to get to safety.
The database will allow the government to help or explicitly notify the people that are unaware or too weak to make it to safety before disaster strikes.
Detailed knowledge of peoples' movements helps epidemiologists
identify key individuals and sites in the spread of a disease
, allowing for better medical intervention.
The database adds no unique value since the government and media can provide the same information and help to people in those cases using existing technologies.
If the government were unable to hide details of its own responses to disaster (eg. evacuation or quarantine) this could reduce the effectiveness of these measures.