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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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Preventing the spread of desert locust swarms

27 May 2016, CTA

To control locust swarms, vulnerable countries use remote sensing technology and ground surveys to identify and eliminate locust breeding areas. Now, some experts think drone technology could provide survey and control teams with an inexpensive and efficient method of searching for these destructive insects.

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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