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
This paper intends to show the effect of changing the selection of countries included in a drought risk assessment on its outcomes and highlight the countries that are “left behind” by a global drought risk assessment.
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research
Communication is key – especially when you are in the business of saving lives.
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
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2022
This report aims to examine data on disaster losses related to infrastructure damage and service disruption in Post Disaster Needs Assessments (PDNAs) submitted by nations between 2010 and 2020, and to identify where gaps still exist in PDNA reporting.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters International Recovery Platform
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2022
This paper presents the architecture and features of RiskScape software. RiskScape is an open-source software with a flexible modelling engine for multi-hazard risk analysis.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
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2022
This article conducts a missing data diagnosis of the widely-cited, global disaster database, the Emergency Events Database (EM-DAT) to identify the extent and potential determinants of missing data within EM-DAT.
Scientific Data (Nature)
It’s a problem almost as old as time, and a frustration that’s familiar to anyone who has tried communicating with a spouse, a child or a friend: You think your words are clear, but they seem to hear something different than you intended.
University of Delaware
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2022
This paper presents a methodology developed to assess if a potentially critical landslide event is displaying a significant deviation from previously sampled data, or if it could be classified as a false alarm.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
A cyclist rides past a destroyed car dealership in the aftermath of the 1994 Northridge earthquake
A new experimental capability, designed to replicate realistic earthquakes in the laboratory, paired with the world’s fastest supercomputers, will help lead to resilient buildings and infrastructure across the U.S.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory