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.

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2022
The Guide introduces theoretical and practical methods for using systems engineering to deploy information management systems that support mine action, peace monitoring, disaster risk reduction and other humanitarian initiatives.
Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining
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2022
Creating, sustaining, and increasing adoption of impact databases with sufficient quality faces significant challenges. Digital media mining may be useful to complement existing databases.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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Partners planning launches and announcements can share their content with preventionweb@un.org for wider dissemination in the DRR community. Please specify the embargo date where applicable.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
When insurers talk about risk, it often seems abstract. That is especially true when it comes to systemic risks - those risks that disrupt entire economies. But in the past two years we've experienced systemic risks in very real and challenging ways.
World Economic Forum
As urban areas increase, so does urban runoff, directly impacting surface water quality and storage. We know the lakes and rivers in and around urban environments contain plastic debris, detergents, pesticides, heavy metals, and other contaminants.
McGill University
Disaster descriptions do not capture many mental health and well-being impacts. Blaming an uncontrollable force, accepting a higher purpose, or raging at the natural world might help the mental health and well-being of people suffering disasters.
Psychology Today
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2022
This article analyses how librarians can be proactive in contributing to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic through innovative strategies that ensure an informed citizenry.
Jàmbá Journal of Disaster Risk Studies
SRSG in the Panama Canal
The Panama Canal is a living example of the importance of resilient infrastructure and good governance, two key factors in disaster risk reduction policies.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean