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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.

 by NASA http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2014-321

US releases enhanced shuttle land elevation data

23 Sep 2014, NASA, United States of America - gov

This initial public release of topographic data for Africa will help empower local authorities to better plan for the impacts of severe environmental changes such as drought, glacial retreat, inland flooding, landslides and coastal storm surges. Datasets covering the remaining continents will be made available within one year...


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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