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How ICT is used to Mitigate natural disasters

How ICT is used to Mitigate natural disasters

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  • Session 2B ICT for Disaster Mitigation Training of Trainers Workshop on “ICT for Disaster Risk Management” 22 to 26 February 2011 Incheon, Republic of Korea
  • United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development
    • To understand the concept and measures of disaster mitigation
    • To identify the information need for mitigation measures decision support
    • To understand the role of ICT for mitigation measures decision support
    Session objectives
  • United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development What is disaster mitigation?
    • What
    • Who
    • When
    • Why
    strategies or actions governments, organizations, communities pre-disaster to reduce or limit the adverse impacts of hazards and related disaster The effort to reduce the loss of lives and properties by lessening the adverse impact of disaster
  • United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development
    • Construction of barriers
    • Physical modification
    • Building codes
    • Resistant construction
    • Structural modification
    What are the disaster mitigation measures? 1. Structural mitigation 2. Non-structural mitigation
    • Land use planning/zoning
    • Risk mapping
    • Environmental protection regulations
    • Community awareness and education programs
    • Insurance programs and tax incentives
  • United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Information needs for mitigation measures decision support
    • Hazard assessment and mapping
    • Vulnerability assessment
    • Demographic distribution and characteristics
    • Infrastructure, lifeline and critical features
    • Human and material resources
    • Communication facilities
  • United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Role of ICT for mitigation measures decision support
  • United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Use of GIS in hazard assessment, Bangladesh Landslide susceptibility map of Rangamati Municipality
  • United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development SMART Tunnel - Kuala Lumpur Use of ICT in flood mitigation, Malaysia
  • Group Work!! Prepare a 1 hour session plan for facilitating the session “ICT for Disaster Mitigation”
  • United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Thank You Visit ava.unapcict.org for more info and free online learning courses. Twitter : @unapcict (twitter.com/unapcict)