disaster management

Developed by: 
Copernicus Publications, European Geosciences Union (EGU)
Description: 

NHESS encompasses: * The evolution of natural systems towards extreme conditions and the detection of precursors of such evolution. * The monitoring of rare events and the integration of measures for the understanding of spatial and temporal characteristics of rare natural phenomena. * The development of new techniques for the reduction of damage to human settlements and the impact of rare e

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http://www.natural-hazards-and-earth-system-sciences.net/home.html
Contact person: 
Fausto Guzzetti, Managing Editor
Contact email: 
fausto.guzzetti@irpi.cnr.it
Type of access: 
open, paid upload
Type of information available online: 
research papers, database
Developed by: 
GRIP (UNDP/Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery - BCPR)
Description: 

GRIP hosts a list of links to major sources of disaster data such as OCHA, USGS, GDACS, WB, IFRC, GRIP observatories, NGOs, media archives and many others.

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http://www.gripweb.org/
Contact person: 
GRIP (UNDP/Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery - BCPR)
Contact email: 
info@gripweb.org
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
links, resources, training materials, tools
Developed by: 
UN
Description: 

Global Pulse will add value to existing monitoring efforts by providing quick-time and real-time actionable information on how vulnerable populations are affected by global compound shocks. It will focus on cross-sectoral vulnerability analysis and early impact detection and will promote collaboration across disciplines, regions, and organizations.

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http://www.unglobalpulse.org/
Contact person: 
Contact email: 
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
website, projects database, maps, reports, analyses, blog
Developed by: 
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency - CDERA
Description: 

This project aims to identify and test innovative information and communication technology (ICT) applications that could enhance the effectiveness of disaster management in the Caribbean, including early warning systems and post-crisis collection. Activities include the testing of ICT applications and research in three island states (St.

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http://idrc.ca/en/ev-123600-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html
Contact person: 
General information
Contact email: 
cdera@caribsurf.com
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
project summary
Developed by: 
LirneAsia
Description: 

A participatory concept paper for the design of an effective all-hazard public warning system titled, National Early Warning System: Sri Lanka (NEWS:SL) , which was partially funded by the IDRC . The central focus of the concept paper were the parameters and institutional requirements for and effective early warning system for Sri Lanka. Five technologies are tested:
1.

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http://lirneasia.net/projects/2006-07/evaluating-last-mile-hazard-information-dissemination-hazinfo/
Contact person: 
Nuwan Waidyanatha
Contact email: 
info[at]lirneasia[dot]net
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
project summary, blog, project reports
Developed by: 
IDRC
Description: 

The project strives to connect data providers (including the scientific and technical community) with data users (local communities, water and sanitation operators, the general public) in order to mitigate the adverse effects of natural disasters.

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http://idrc.ca/en/ev-139866-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html
Contact person: 
Pablo Gonzalez - Project Leader
Contact email: 
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
project summary
Developed by: 
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation / IDRC
Description: 

This project links ecological rehabilitation, livelihood development, and access to information.

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http://www.idrc.ca/en/ev-102523-201-1-DO_TOPIC.html
Contact person: 
Contact email: 
Type of access: 
open
Type of information available online: 
project summary

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