Information management and technology

Information management and technology

Data and information exchange standards, databases and information management, portals, knowledge management, networks and communities of practice, ICT.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102619
2021
This paper studies how data is collected and created to support the implementation of Impact Forecasts and Warnings (IFWs).
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) has launched a Risk Analysis Quality Test (RAQT), a battery of many one-question tests, as an innovative approach to evaluate the quality of risk analyses supporting risk management decisions.
Society for Risk Analysis
Nuclear power station in a field
To assist nuclear installations handling nuclear material in the response to adverse external events, the IAEA is developing a system that will alert the Agency of such events that could potentially affect nuclear sites.
International Atomic Energy Agency
Suppression of forest fire.
This supplemental report provides definitions of over 300 hazards that are relevant to the UN landmark agreements of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Paris Agreement on climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Science Council
Hazard Information Profiles - Supplement to UNDRR-ISC Hazard Definition & Classification Review - Technical Report
2021
This report is a Supplement to the UNDRR-ISC Hazard Definition and Classification Review - Technical report released in July 2020.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Science Council
Disaster risk reduction through digital transformation in the western hemisphere
2021
This issue presents how digital transformation technologies can and should play an important role Latin American and Caribbean countries DRR and can benefit from lessons learned by other countries with significant experience in disaster preparedness.
Center for Strategic and International Studies
The country now has a total of 111 facilities in its seismic network. These include 75 satellite-telemetered seismic stations; 29 staff-controlled seismic stations; and seven volcano observatories.
Philippines News Agency
Deciphering the role of climate change is also challenging in regions with large gaps in the quality and length of historical weather observations, partly due to a lack of financial support from wealthy governments.
Conversation Media Group, the