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Resilient communities through safer schools

Dina D'Ayala, Carmine Galasso, Arash Nassirpour, Rohit Kumar Adhikari, Luis Yamin, Rafael Fernandez, Dexter Lo, Lessandro Garciano, Andres Oreta
2019 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction  
It is the 4 th of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 12 education is strongly associated with poverty reduction. Providing facilities to educate children requires  ...  All mobile app features are fully operational offline and without 663 any network or cellular connectivity.  ...  Philippines, with a population of 540 the mentioned hazards, combined with high level of poverty, various communities throughout the 553 Philippines are left in highly-vulnerable situations.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2019.101446 fatcat:e5sv5bmkwjanfobzobiucdfqeq

New Information and Communication Technologies and Poverty: Some evidence from developing Asia

M. G. Quibria, Ted Tschang, Mari-Len Reyes-Macasaquit
2002 Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy  
of technology adoption.  ...  It examines the linkages in two ways: the potential for direct impacts of ICTs on various areas of poverty and development, and the indirect impacts of ICTs on economic growth, exports and other macro  ...  . 3 Communications: Communication is one of the most important aspects of modern life.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1354786022000007852 fatcat:7u6xruaejzgtdprjjjyd57efva

Most Cited Articles in Academia

Kahkashan Tabassum
2019 Zenodo  
In other words the growth of a country is dependent on its learned population.  ...  Besides, in many cases they have the opportunity to perform activities that previously were not accessible to them, because of the interface and contents of the activities have been adapted specifically  ...  In the Philippines, motorcycle was the answer to most people transportation needs. With the increasing number of a motorcycle rider in the Philippines safety is the utmost concern.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3376408 fatcat:7lpzj2twz5bwjcgeaqmiif4uha

Assessing Knowledge adoption in post-disaster reconstruction

Eefje Hendriks
Empirical evidence is needed to reflect upon the impact of humanitarian technical assistance on the housing safety.  ...  Limited empirical evidence presents how households reconstruct in the absence of outside influence from humanitarian organizations, which is the case for the majority of disaster affected households in  ...  Acknowledgements Acknowledgements The contents of the chapters in the thesis were developed with the contribution of other researchers. These contributions are outlined per chapter below.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.13522706.v1 fatcat:k3frso2dijahxktjf45weat2be

Liquefact Deliverable 5.3 Community resilience and cost/benefit modelling: Socio-technical-economic impact on stakeholder and wider community [article]

Nadeeshani Wanigarathna, Larisa Yarovaya, Federica Pascale, Mariantonietta Morga, Keith Jones
2018 Zenodo  
The framework presented in the report should be considered a work in progress which will be amended and modified throughout the duration of the LIQUEFACT project to reflect emerging issues identified by  ...  The aim of this report is to provide an overview of cost-benefit analysis and outline a framework for its application to improving community and critical infrastructure resilience to future EILD events  ...  The various parts of the LRG software development presented in this report are still work in progress which will be updated and amended throughout the duration of the LIQUEFACT project including more inputs  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1887956 fatcat:fajfnvgbhje5tokw3zz4yug45e

Internet for All: The Barriers and the Solutions

Satya N Prattipati
2015 Journal of Management Information System & E-commerce  
Among other things, illiteracy, lack of local language content and affordability are found to be the major hurdles in adopting the internet by the poor who form the bulk of the unconnected population.  ...  Nearly 90% of the global population has access to mobile phones, and about one half of them have access to basic internet services through the mobile phones.  ...  With persistent focus, the governments and the industry can achieve universal connectivity and provide opportunities for everyone to participate and benefit from the knowledge-based societies.  ... 
doi:10.15640/jmise.v2n1a1 fatcat:rvt53w42pjglzcnq7ywg7awaka

Geospatial Science and Point-of-Care Testing: Creating Solutions for Population Access, Emergencies, Outbreaks, and Disasters

Gerald J Kost
2019 Frontiers in Public Health  
in healthcare small-world networks; (c) to enhance community resilience by using POCT in tandem with geographic information systems (GISs) and other geospatial tools; and (d) to advance crisis standards  ...  Value: Small-world networks and their connectivity facilitate efficient and effective placement of POCT for optimal response, rescue, diagnosis, and treatment.  ...  Most nodes in a SWN are not neighbors, but can be reached in a few steps. Scale-free networks have hubs of connectivity that shape the way the network operates.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2019.00329 pmid:32039125 pmcid:PMC6988819 fatcat:ieqwwujxuvca7o3qarxsov3f3i

Chasing the AIDS virus

Thomas Lengauer, André Altmann, Alexander Thielen, Rolf Kaiser
2010 Communications of the ACM  
ACM Media Advertising Policy Communications of the ACM and other ACM Media publications accept advertising in both print and electronic formats.  ...  All advertising in ACM Media publications is at the discretion of ACM and is intended to provide financial support for the various activities and services for ACM members.  ...  The authors find that, surprisingly, their filter-based gist is rather good at predicting the number of instances of a given object category that might be present in the scene, as well as their likely  ... 
doi:10.1145/1666420.1666440 fatcat:o2qllqh4tzhh5dzgvnjewl52vq

Mobile health applications for disease screening and treatment support in low-and middle-income countries: A narrative review

Ernest Osei, Tivani P. Mashamba-Thompson
2021 Heliyon  
The review demonstrates relevant facilitators for the implementation of mHealth, which includes knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions of stakeholders on the use of mHealth and the performance of mHealth  ...  The review presents recent literature on facilitators and barriers of implementing mHealth for disease screening and treatment support in low-and middle-income countries.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank the University of KwaZulu-Natal for giving us all the necessary resources in developing this review.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e06639 pmid:33869857 pmcid:PMC8035664 fatcat:rej3y235lzgq7eaiqflwsqezj4

KM4D Casebook: Sectoral and Thematic Knowledge Management at the National, Regional, and Global Levels [article]

2019 Zenodo  
The materials were compiled and made available on the course sites of two online courses offered by the UPOU Faculty of Information and Communication Studies in several installments from 2010 to 2020.  ...  This volume presents KM4D case studies, where the author was personally engaged from 2000 to 2018, as field examples of how knowledge management has been applied within selected sectors and themes in the  ...  In the Philippines, cellular phone ownership achieved a critical mass in 1998 with the advent of 2G or GSM technology.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6618825 fatcat:own6i2uhkrhcfg53ysazm3tysq

Mobile Phones and Development: An Analysis of IDRC-Supported Projects

Ahmed T. Rashid, Laurent Elder
2009 Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries  
Yet, until recently, very little systematic evidence was available that shed light on the developmental impacts of mobile telecommunication.  ...  The objective of this paper is to evaluate the case of mobile phones as a tool in solving development problems drawing from the evidence of IDRC supported projects.  ...  In Asia, ICT4D is supporting an important research network on E-health in Asia called PANACeA (pan Asian collaborative evidence-based e-health adoption and applications), that will support research on  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.1681-4835.2009.tb00249.x fatcat:cdpqumpcdbbjtb5askxykn75wu

Urban Implications of Information Technology/New Electronics for Developing Countries

Pooya Alaedini, Peter J. Marcotullio
2002 The Journal of urban technology  
The IT/NE effect goes beyond individuals being connected or switched off, as access to telecommunications is but one of the manifold issues that contribute to polarization.  ...  We theorize three urban typologies in terms of their responses to the IT/NE revolution.  ...  For example, with wireless communication technology, some households that were previously cut off from the communication network may now be connected and the state's inability to provide communication  ... 
doi:10.1080/1063073022000044305 fatcat:cugy2htm2babndnvdxefhtld4i

A Comparison of Recruitment Methods for an mHealth Intervention Targeting Mothers: Lessons from the Growing Healthy Program

Rachel A Laws, Eloise-Kate V Litterbach, Elizabeth A Denney-Wilson, Catherine G Russell, Sarah Taki, Kok-Leong Ong, Rosalind M Elliott, Sharyn J Lymer, Karen J Campbell
2016 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Examples include: • One of the first uses of text messaging for social change took place in the Philippines in January 2001.  ...  When connected on a large scale, evidence suggests that the poor are able to use mobile money to improve their livelihoods.  ...  Summarizing current thinking and seeking to inform the debate on the use of mobile phones to improve livelihoods, the report looks, in particular, at key ecosystem-based applications in agriculture, health  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.5691 pmid:27634633 pmcid:PMC5043120 fatcat:rbg45p6xzzcgxe3b43jnav7nuy

Conclusions and the Way Forward [chapter]

2009 Housing Markets & Planning Policy  
Acknowledgements The report Final WSIS Targets Review -Achievements, challenges and the way forward was prepared by the Partnership and its Task  ...  TERENA adopts the concept of typical core usable backbone capacity on the network, meaning typical core capacity of the linked nodes in the core.  ...  the percentage of the rural population covered by a mobile cellular network.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781444317572.ch8 fatcat:co64oyxsyfeanaaortnajykeci

Conclusions and the Way Forward

2007 Food and Nutrition Bulletin  
Acknowledgements The report Final WSIS Targets Review -Achievements, challenges and the way forward was prepared by the Partnership and its Task  ...  TERENA adopts the concept of typical core usable backbone capacity on the network, meaning typical core capacity of the linked nodes in the core.  ...  the percentage of the rural population covered by a mobile cellular network.  ... 
doi:10.1177/15648265070281s211 fatcat:suw64ygumjc55mjjmjbdeavjrq
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