Improving disaster resilience using mobile based disaster management system

The aim of the study is to increase disaster resilience by using mobile technologies to ensure citizens play an active role in disaster management. It addresses the implementation of mobile based disaster management systems based on a study case in Izmir Province in Turkey.

The use of ICTs can help to produce information and make better decisions for effective disaster management system. ICT is considered to necessary enhance adaptation capacity and supports feedback, ensure information access, enables active participation, reduces vulnerability. Mobile technologies are appropriate for providing these needs to improving resilience.

Online Report
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212017316000281

Are you sure you want to delete this "resource"?
This item will be deleted immediately. You cannot undo this action.
File Name File Size Download
1-s2.0-s2212017316000281-main.pdf 483 KB

Related Resources

Awareness material, Report, Research
25 Sep 2020
This scoping study, undertaken from October to December 2019, aims to inform priorities and actions of the German Red Cross (GRC) in relation to humanitarian assistance in the urban context. In doing so, the scoping study took stock of existing liter...
Tags: Awareness material, Report, Research, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Crisis Mapping, Resilience, Urban Preparedness, Urban Risk Reduction
Case Study
08 May 2014
There is much concern about a food crisis emerging in low altitude areas of the Eastern Province of Rwanda. Accordingly the Rwandan Red Cross (RRC) has set about evaluating food security situation in the country and looking at measures to combat the ...
Tags: Case Study, Food Security
Case Study
06 Oct 2015
Floods are the most costly disasters (EEA 2010) in Europe. Although floods are quite common in many parts of Europe, they still pose a profound challenge to emergency and risk management agencies. This is particularly true in the large-scale river ba...
Tags: Case Study, Flood