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Information Management

The collection, processing, organization and dissemination of information to support knowledge sharing for disaster risk reduction, including the development common terminology.

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Niger develops a national database on floods

25 Jul 2014, IBIMET-CNR; Niger - gov; Politecnico di Torino

The development of a floods database will contribute to a more effective decision-making in terms of assessment, prevention and risk reduction and a better understanding of the processes and impacts of flooding...

Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 2.2 [PDF, 109Kb]Systems are in place to monitor, archive and disseminate data on key hazards and vulnerabilities
  • Indicator 3.1 [PDF, 105Kb]Relevant information on disasters is available and accessible at all levels, to all stakeholders (through networks, development of information sharing systems etc)
  • Indicator 5.4 [PDF, 88Kb]Procedures are in place to exchange relevant information during hazard events and disasters, and to undertake post-event reviews

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