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Module 9 ict for disaster preparedness

  1. 1. Session 3A ICT for Disaster Preparedness Training of Trainers Workshop on “ICT for Disaster Risk Management” 22 to 26 February 2011 Incheon, Republic of Korea
  2. 2. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development <ul><li>To understand the concept and measures of disaster preparedness </li></ul><ul><li>To understand the role of ICT in disaster preparedness </li></ul>Session objectives
  3. 3. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development What is disaster preparedness? <ul><li>What </li></ul><ul><li>Who </li></ul><ul><li>When </li></ul><ul><li>Why </li></ul>readiness (logistics, capacities) governments, organizations, communities pre-disaster to respond constructively against the threats from the hazards to minimize the negative consequences for lives and properties
  4. 4. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development <ul><li>Preparedness planning </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency exercise/training </li></ul><ul><li>Warning systems </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency communication systems </li></ul><ul><li>Evacuation plans </li></ul><ul><li>Resource inventories </li></ul><ul><li>Mutual aid agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Public information and education </li></ul>What are the disaster preparedness measures? <ul><li>Preparedness planning </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency exercise/training </li></ul><ul><li>Warning systems </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency communication systems </li></ul><ul><li>Evacuation plans </li></ul><ul><li>Resource inventories </li></ul><ul><li>Mutual aid agreement </li></ul><ul><li>Public information and education </li></ul>
  5. 5. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Role of ICT in disaster preparedness
  6. 6. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development ICT for Preparedness Planning Earthquake contingency planning for Dhaka City, Bangladesh
  7. 7. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development ICT for Early Warning Operational aspects of early warning Monitoring and predicting Warning dissemination Responding Early warning system
  8. 8. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Role of RS & GIS in hazard monitoring and prediction Disaster Type Application Flood Flood detection, rainfall measurement, flood mapping, early warning Cyclone Long-range climate modeling, weather observation, weather forecast, early warning Drought Weather forecasting, vegetation monitoring, crop requirement mapping, early warning Earthquake Geo-dynamic measurement of strain accumulation Landslide Rainfall and slope stability monitoring Volcanic eruptions Detection/measurement of gaseous emission
  9. 9. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Use of RS in cyclone prediction and monitoring Regional Specialized Meteorological Center for Tropical Cyclone Use satellite imagery from INSAT
  10. 10. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Role of ICT in warning dissemination <ul><li>Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Television </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Short Message Service (SMS) </li></ul><ul><li>Cellular Mobile Telephone System (GSM) </li></ul><ul><li>Cell Broadcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Satellite Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Armature Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Community Radio </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless Local Loop (WLL) </li></ul><ul><li>Siren </li></ul><ul><li>Web Service (internet/email) </li></ul>
  11. 11. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development Use of ICT in cyclone warning dissemination CPP Cyclone warning dissemination in Bangladesh
  12. 12. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development ICT for Hazard Zoning and Evacuation Plan Demarcation of tsunami evacuation route in Los Angeles, USA
  13. 13. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development ICT for Resource Inventories Online inventory of emergency resources, India (www.idrn.gov.in)
  14. 14. United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development ICT for Public Information and Education UNESCO Bangkok, Website for natural disaster preparedness ( www.unescobkk.org/education/esd/education-for-natural-disaster-preparedness-endp )
  15. 15. 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)

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