Information management and technology

This theme covers aspects related to hardware, software, networks, and media for the collection, storage, processing, transmission and presentation of information for disaster risk reduction (DRR), as well as related services. It also addresses information management to support knowledge sharing for DRR, such as data exchange standards and taxonomy.

Latest Information management and technology additions in the Knowledge Base

The activity was carried out first in the classroom where children were allowed to express their experience living with flood through drawings and artistic expression.
Global Resilience Partnership
Equipment on a farm
UConn researchers has found a way to drastically cut the lag time for these assessments using remote sensing data and machine learning, bringing disturbance assessment closer to near real-time (NRT) monitoring.
University of Connecticut
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This research analyzed Twitter communications about wildfires and smoke from 2022 authored by institutional public health and environmental accounts in Washington and Oregon.
Disasters are often perceived as acts of nature, unavoidable and inevitable. However, this is far from the truth.
United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security
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This paper evaluates the extent to which artificial intelligence (AI) trained on open, public datasets can be used to improve global access to forecasts of extreme events in global rivers.
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This report looks at how INFORM has developed over the last decade and analyses trends in crises and crisis risk over that time. It sets out INFORM’s vision for a suite of products to support decision-making that are easy to use and open to everyone.
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This paper argues that the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed yet another important socio-political dynamic that can best be captured by the concept of a quandemic – a portmanteau of “quantification” and “pandemic”.
Ruins after the earthquake in Amatrice
Researchers in Europe have identified an underground signal that may be a precursor to strong quakes.
Horizon - The EU Research & Innovation Magazine

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