Realixing a national disaster risk reduction program
How to arrive to the End Users
SENIOR FELLOW, ADRC
REP. BOSAI International
Importance of Disaster Information
• Brain Storming after Big Earthquake of 1994 in
Kobe Japan among Disaster Researchers
• Pick up any problems in the Earthquake
• More than 800 problems were picked up
• Grouping similar items and
• Categorize these problems
– Phenomena, Damage, Response,
d Recovery, etc.
• We recognized One thing Next
Damage and Response
– Through Telephone, Mobile Phone
– Through Direct, Fax, Email
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– Photo Video TV Aero Photo
Photo, Video, TV, Photo,
• Information Collection
• Information Transmission
• Information Interpretation
• Easy to grasp whole situation
• Get Image from Remote Place
– Cover Wide Area
– Various Information through
various types of Sensor
Who use Disaster Information?
• End User
– Local and Central Government,
– Others ( Scientists etc )
What information is needed?
• For Local Government
– What happen?, human damage?,
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– What are needed?, Who dispatch? etc.
• F Citizens
– What happened?, Where evacuate?
– Need doctor, etc.
• Variety of Information are needed.
When they need information?
– Before, for preparedness
– Right after, for emergency response
After for recovery or reconstruction
• Satellite Image is not almighty !
• There are Information other than Image
• Technology we need to squeeze
Information end user needed from Image
We need cooking
• How to get Information end user needed
– Proper Sensor
– Image processing
–CComparison with previous I
i ith i Image
– Add more information such as GIS data
Who cook Image to Information
• End user can not eat raw
• End user can cook?
• NASA, JAXA kindly coo for
S ,J d y cook o
• Who cook ?
Who deriver Information to Users
• Information should be delivered
before it become old like Pizza
• We need to set up quick delivery
• We need to start now even there are many
things to be p p
• Please do not forget that
Raw materials a e not easy to eat
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Dish should be delivered to End User