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Information Needs in Disaster Situations

Information Needs in Disaster Situations

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    • Session 1.c Information Needs in Disaster Situations Training of Trainers Workshop on “ICT for Disaster Risk Management” 22 to 26 February 2011 Seongnam City , Republic of Korea
    • Session Objectives
      • To set out a framework for matching available technology with disaster risk management processes
      • To present the Information Management Cycle
    • Session Topics
      • Information cycle
      • Information needs
      • Case studies
      • Information needs in different disaster management activities
    • Information Management Cycle Analyze Learn Apply Collect
    • Who has information needs?
      • People at risk
      • Local government officials engaged in DRM
      • NGOs working with vulnerable communities
      • Private companies
      • Survivors
      • Survivors’ families, friends, colleagues
      • Emergency personnel
      • National government
      • … ?
    • Case Study: Project 4636 http://www.mission4636.org/ Collecting requests for help via SMS
    • Social Media and Supertyphoon Megi
    • What are the information needs? DRM Activities Decisions to be Taken Information Needs Early warning To evacuate or not? Where to send evacuees Provide relief Amounts of items to procure Where to send relief Construct buildings Houses, schools or hospitals? How many do we build? Regulate construction Allow or deny the application for a building permit?
    • Thank You Visit ava.unapcict.org for more info and free online learning courses. Twitter : @unapcict (twitter.com/unapcict)