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Emerging Information Infrastructures: Cooperation in Disasters [chapter]

Mikael Asplund, Simin Nadjm-Tehrani, Johan Sigholm
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes the challenges ahead in creating new communication networks to support postdisaster operations, and sets them in the context of the current issues in protection of critical infrastructures  ...  Disasters are characterised by their devastating effect on human lives and the society's ability to function.  ...  In the rest of this paper we will look at challenged networks for disaster response, in which the problems of emerging information infrastructures are taken to the extreme.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03552-4_23 fatcat:5vlzwl4bwvhtbfbrnb26pqr7za

38 Principles of Cooperation and International Coordination in Disaster Relief

R Schultze
1993 Prehospital and Disaster Medicine  
World Congress on Emergency and Disaster Medicine teams called upon specialized teams for assistance in 24% of the cases, while physicians of toxicology teams required assistance from CR teams in 6% of  ...  Professional skills assessment among emergency team physicians having more than five years of service indicated that the lowest level of professional knowledge occurred in the area of cardiopulmonary resuscitation  ...  in a response to emergencies and disasters of all kinds, in any location.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1049023x00047518 fatcat:axi5qbc2knd6hd5ov74b5jvg34

International And Regional Cooperation In Disaster Management

Witold Pawłowski, Krzysztof Goniewicz, Mariusz Goniewicz, Robert Czerski
2018 Zenodo  
International and regional cooperation in disaster management. Journal of Education, Health and Sport. 2018;8(3):410-421. eISNN 2391-8306.  ...  DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1206030 http://ojs.ukw.edu.pl/index.php/johs/article/view/5376 https://pbn.nauka.gov.pl/sedno-webapp/works/860539 The journal has had 7 points in Ministry of Science  ...  health issues in disasters and emergencies.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1206030 fatcat:kcffl5lhdvcujetcr2ogpzwtxe

Horizontal cooperation in disaster relief logistics: benefits and impediments

Sabine F. Schulz, Alexander Blecken, Peter Tatham
2010 International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management  
Purpose -The purpose of this paper is to further the understanding of opportunities involved in horizontal cooperation in disaster relief logistics.  ...  The potential and realized benefits of horizontal cooperation in disaster relief logistics, as well as related impediments are investigated.  ...  Cooperation is greatly hampered by the required indispensable information and communication technology (ICT) investments. Literature on vertical cooperation in logistics is quite extensive.  ... 
doi:10.1108/09600031011079300 fatcat:lsv6anzr7vg2dhlj2722ujanhu

Crisis Communication Strategy for Responding the Disaster in North-East Asia: Enhancing the Cooperative Disaster Management Network and the Social Network

Jae-Eun Lee
2012 International Journal of Contents  
Fourth, mass communication should fulfill a variety of functions in society and provide information, interpretation of events, and its influence, etc for cooperating and coordinating the crisis management  ...  The purpose of this paper is to give some crisis communication strategies for effective cooperation and coordination among the countries in global society.  ...  emergencies, disasters, and extreme events.  ... 
doi:10.5392/ijoc.2012.8.3.064 fatcat:tgxiwqttgrd5nj7lhvv766jcuu

Negotiating the 'Trading Zone'. Creating a Shared Information Infrastructure in the Dutch Public Safety Sector

Kees Boersma, Pieter Wagenaar, Jeroen Wolbers
2012 Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management  
Our main concern in this article is whether nation-wide information technology (IT) infrastructures or systems in emergency response and disaster management are the solution to the communication problems  ...  sector in the Netherlands.  ...  and actual functioning of the information infrastructure.  ... 
doi:10.1515/1547-7355.1965 fatcat:bbkzxxdooncupkkbqlcpteky2a

Exploring cooperating smart spaces for efficient collaboration in disaster management

Jacqueline Floch, Michael Angermann, Edel Jennings, Mark Roddy
2012 International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management  
Based on an analysis of current practice, we illustrate how the concept can be exploited in the assessment of a disaster scenario in order to improve information management, collaboration between expert  ...  This paper discusses the applicability of Cooperating Smart Spaces in the disaster management realm and their potential to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of rescue relief teams.  ...  Almost all participants agreed that translation constraints hinder relief efforts by slowing down emergency responses in a disaster situation.  ... 
dblp:conf/iscram/FlochAJR12 fatcat:wmyxeqzbb5bxdfo4r4yp7zcszu

Managing health disasters and Civil–Military Cooperation: A case of COVID-19 in Pakistan

Rabeea Jabbar, Muhammad Makki
2021 Jàmbá : Journal of Disaster Risk Studies  
As an institution, the Pakistan Army has been playing a significant role in dealing with emergencies and disasters facing the nation.  ...  The Pakistan Army that was neither trained nor equipped to undertake any such health disaster management operation played a significant role in preventing disease and overcoming the disaster.  ...  Disclaimer The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any affiliated agency of the authors.  ... 
doi:10.4102/jamba.v13i1.1113 pmid:34522287 pmcid:PMC8424743 fatcat:ua5mnd3oznedtdiqgnbuag7pbe

Information infrastructure for crisis response coordination: A study of local emergency management in norwegian municipalities

Torbjørg Meum, Bjørn Erik Munkvold
2013 International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management  
the ICT infrastructure in daily use by emergency responders.  ...  We argue for an information infrastructure perspective on the integration challenges, focusing on how new services based on geographic information systems and social media should be based on existing systems  ...  Through this we aim to contribute to the development of an information infrastructure supporting effective crisis response in the local municipalities.  ... 
dblp:conf/iscram/MeumM13 fatcat:fu4radsanbfdxcaztpjwzhsvxq

Risk-Based Approach for Informing Sustainable Infrastructure Resilience Enhancement and Potential Resilience Implication in Terms of Emergency Service Perspective

Pawel Gromek, Grzegorz Sobolewski
2020 Sustainability  
The methodology consists in formulation of a reference model for informing sustainable infrastructure resilience enhancement, risk assessment for infrastructure safety in terms of emergency service perspective  ...  In spite of many different approaches and data sources, there is a lack of information that respects the emergency service point of view.  ...  Infrastructure can be divided into particular categories of infrastructural objects (j-category of infrastructural objects), indicating more precise information about emergencies in the analysed period  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12114530 fatcat:f2m3oflu5nezbmkisjzsa24y2e

The UK Government's Critical National Infrastructure Policy for Emergency Services Communications Platforms: Vulnerabilities in the TETRA Architecture [chapter]

Devon Bennett, Hamid Jahankhani, Hossein Jahankhani
2009 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
service in extreme situations, such as natural disasters -floods, earthquakes and hurricanes etc; or terrorist / political attacks, such as London, New York and Madrid.  ...  with emergency communication traffic, as huge number of calls are made locally and internationally to the disaster area to determine if love ones are injured or safe.  ...  In Shropshire these talk-groups have now been setup for specific fire-to-police communications, which are used in emergency incidents for emergency situation management and cooperation between the fire  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04062-7_6 fatcat:juodamwcefdsbmzydd2wpx3e4m

Use of Linked Data in the design of information infrastructure for collaborative emergency management system

Kelli de Faria Cordeiro, Tiago Marino, Maria Luiza M. Campos, Marcos R. S. Borges
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 15th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD)  
A solution to this problem is of particular importance to emergency response organizations that need access to all information available to better respond to disasters and crisis.  ...  This article proposes an architecture of processes that aims to identify information responsibilities within a general emergency scenario, considering a new way of data provenance: citizens and government  ...  information infrastructure, which must support information dynamics, trustee and integration.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cscwd.2011.5960204 dblp:conf/cscwd/CordeiroMCB11 fatcat:tbtisqmtjjda3dfblsaidmt7my

Towards International Cooperation in Managing Forest Fire Disasters in the Mediterranean Region [chapter]

Johann G. Goldammer
2003 Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace  
12 In this context the Mediterranean countries are urged to systematically develop bilateral and multilateral cooperation agreements for fire emergency management such as those between Bulgaria and its  ...  The purpose of EU-MEDIN is to develop and maintain and sustain a European infrastructure and network for integrated disaster research and for the dissemination of disaster-related information to research  ...  wider aspects of disaster/emergency response.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-55854-2_54 fatcat:nclj4onlejcbtjc22jvacpy4dm

CIVIL-MILITARY COOPERATION IN DISASTER PREPAREDNESS: INFORMATION SHARING AND SUPPORT IN LITHUANIA

Rasa Smaliukienė, Vidmantė Giedraitytė, Artur Sibeko, Marius Alekna
2020 Journal of Security and Sustainability Issues  
Civil-military cooperation in disaster preparedness: information sharing and support in Lithuania.  ...  In this regard, civil-military cooperation in disaster preparedness should increase coherence in the area of information sharing and mutual support.  ...  together in the Emergency Management Commission.  ... 
doi:10.9770/jssi.2020.9.3(33) fatcat:bnp6rhyrnnbdjhemrufwjrm25a

Decisions in Disaster Recovery Operations: A Game Theoretic Perspective on Organization Cooperation

John Coles, Jun Zhuang
2011 Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management  
The changing scene of disaster response and recovery has also resulted in a rapid increase in the number of private organizations emerging to assist in the wake of such catastrophes.  ...  The terrorist attacks on September 11 th , 2001 and several catastrophic hurricanes in the gulf region have brought disaster response and emergency management to a new level of visibility and importance  ...  Application of Game Theory in Disaster Recovery In the case of multi-actor cooperation within a disaster, one of the key challenges faced by responders in disaster recovery is the development of a common  ... 
doi:10.2202/1547-7355.1772 fatcat:wj2mrhoifrhnzafg5vhq7o34vu
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