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Decision Support for Emergency Situations
Handbook on Decision Support Systems 2
Emergency situations occur unpredictably and cause individuals and organizations to shift their focus and attention immediately to deal with the situation. When disasters become large scale, all the limitations resulting from a lack of integration and collaboration among all the involved organizations begin to be exposed and further compound the negative consequences of the event. Often in large-scale disasters the people who must work together have no history of doing so; they have notdoi:10.1007/978-3-540-48716-6_3 fatcat:a6wliewhbbct3b5zswc25shdoa