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.

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