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Gdin2.0 final 5.8

  1. 1. GDIN 2.0:<br />Harnessing a New Era of the Information Age in Disaster Management<br />UA-805 Spring 2011<br />May 9th 2011<br />Stacy Fox<br />Indhira Mercedes<br />Mike Payne<br />Spring Payne<br />C<br />
  2. 2. What is a CompoundedDisaster?<br />A clear failure of emergency preparedness and management;<br />the inability to respond quickly and adapt to changes and unforeseen circumstances<br />…as seen in the reaction to natural or manmade disasters<br />
  3. 3. How can we make the best decisions with…<br />What needs to be fixed?<br />Lack of Sharing <br />@#$%&<br />Incomplete<br />Too Much <br />Too Slow<br />Chaotic <br />@#$%&<br />Information<br />@#$%&<br />@#$%&<br />
  4. 4. The Problem: Indecision<br />in·de·ci·sionˌin-di-ˈsi-zhən<br />1.indecision- doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action;<br />2.indecision - the trait of irresolution; a lack of firmness of character or purpose<br /> Poor information is a root of indecision<br />The Results: Compounded Disasters<br />
  5. 5. Decisions<br />Actions<br />Information<br />Event<br />
  6. 6. When is a solution needed?<br />Mitigation<br />Preparedness<br />Recovery<br />Response<br />
  7. 7. Global Disaster Information Network (GDIN 1.0)<br />1997 Federal Initiative to create a “Fusion Center” for disaster related information<br />Disaster Information Task Force (DITF) led by Al Gore and Leon Fuerth<br />Early warning systems for disaster managers<br />
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  9. 9. Better information is…<br />…the RIGHT info in the RIGHT format, to the RIGHTpeople, in time to make the RIGHT decisions <br />
  10. 10. Providers:Private/Public sector, NGOs, & Academics<br />Feedback<br />Partnerships<br />Users: Policy makers, general public, & practitioners<br />
  11. 11. Hurricane Mitch<br />
  12. 12. What we need today…<br />GDIN2.0<br />
  13. 13. GDIN 2.0<br />GDIN 1.0<br />
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  15. 15. “Those responsible for emergency management learned long ago that their performance in such times of duress often was contingent upon being able to deal with critical and useful information, which in turn was dependent upon communication between key analysts utilizing the best ‘systems’ available including those drawing upon computer and communications technologies.” <br />-U.S. Senator 1988 (responsible for the internet)<br />“…harness technology to confront the biggest challenges that America faces…”<br /> -Barack Obama 2008<br />
  16. 16. GDIN 2.0 (2011)<br />Reactivate the GDIN to take advantage of the last 14 years of new technology for Disaster Managers<br />SAME mission, NEW leaders, NEW tools<br />
  17. 17. New Leaders<br />
  18. 18. What we have today…<br />New Tools<br />
  19. 19. Hardware<br />Mobile computing devices: smart phones, laptops, & tablets<br />
  20. 20. Software Free open source software, GIS Imagery, Information Databases, Web indexing<br />
  21. 21. InfrastructureIncreased network capacity and redundancy <br />
  22. 22. User CultureInternet Interface Trends<br />
  23. 23. User CultureSocial Media, Video Chat, Connectivity, Accessibility<br />
  24. 24. Recent Initiatives<br />
  25. 25. Recent Examples of ICT in Disasters<br />Images courtesy ofJohn Crowley<br />
  26. 26. Major Challenges as identified by John Crowley co-author of the UN’s ‘Disaster Relief 2.0’<br />Little to no integration across organizations<br />Volume, Velocity and Heterogeneity of information increasing exponentially (faster than we can handle)<br />Organizations are using new technology with old methods<br />
  27. 27. Action Plan<br />Policy: Executive Order to implement GDIN 2.0<br /><ul><li>Creating a policy environmentthat fosters interagency cooperation and data sharing
  28. 28. Improving state and local utilization of federal capabilities
  29. 29. Building consensus among public and private stakeholders at all levels of government
  30. 30. Incorporating user driven design features</li></li></ul><li>Questions?<br />
  31. 31. Definitions<br /><ul><li>ICT: Information and Communication Technology
  32. 32. Data: a piece or pieces of raw and unorganized information, present everywhere in the universe
  33. 33. Information: a set of data organized in both time and space
  34. 34. Knowledge: pre-existing information that helps to inform decision making in the disaster management process</li>
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