How can be Disaster Resilience Built with Using Sustainable Development?

Cigdem Tarhan, Can Aydin, Vahap Tecim
2016 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Cities in the developing world are facing increased risk of disasters and the potential of economic and human losses from natural hazards is being exacerbated by the rate of unplanned urban expansion and influenced by the quality of urban management. The use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) by citizens after a disaster increases resilience against disasters. In this context, this paper's research question is "How to build disaster resilience via sustainable development?".
more » ... e development?". Therefore, the aim of this study is to increase pre and post disaster resilience by using ICTs to ensure citizens play an active role in disaster management.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.12.059 fatcat:5hd6v5kg7bg3lbybmzpntcvbuu