Mobile devices (cell phones, PDAs, Blackberry, etc) are a feasible means of collecting, reporting and request data in real time in remote communities or disaster and it’s not necessary to have the latest Laptop to access to online centralized database system like Sahana. The overall goal of this proposal is to develop a system using cell phones for real-time collection/reporting/request of victims’ records.... read more
Ceres IT&GIS Disaster Management System: Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
* The challenge of disaster management is reducing the harm disasters cause to society, the economy, and the lives of individuals, communities and nations.
* Preparedness: That task requires disaster managers to manage resources on a much larger scale and at a much faster time than are supported by conventional systems. IT&GIS systems provides capabilities that can help managers grasp the dynamic realities of a disaster and formulate better decisions more quickly in all phases of disaster management. ... read more