29. Data analysis and information production
Stress that the data analysis function is carried out to produce
information that can facilitate decision-making. Note that it is the job of the
data analyst to filter out that which is unreliable, inaccurate, or of low
priority. Ask participants to provide examples of actual "flash", "priority",
and "routine" messages they have received in emergency situations.
· Cross-checking and
· Reliability of sources;
· Need for accuracy vs.
· Translating and structuring incoming
· Filtering and prioritization: