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close this bookEmergency Information Management and Telecommunications - 1st Edition (Department of Humanitarian Affairs/United Nations Disaster Relief Office - Disaster Management Training Programme - United Nations Development Programme , 1997, 62 p.)
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View the documentIntroduction
close this folderPart 1: Information management systems
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close this folderIdentification of information needs
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View the documentInformation needs: “pre-crisis”
View the documentInformation needs: “with onset of crisis”
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close this folderData gathering and emergency management
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View the documentEstablishing the baseline
View the documentQuantitative vs. qualitative methods of data gathering
View the documentThe need for an “inter-agency” approach
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close this folderData analysis and information production
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View the documentCross-checking and verification
View the documentFiltering and prioritization
View the documentInformation presentation
View the documentSoftware tools for data analysis and information production
close this folderInformation dissemination
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View the documentOrganizational protocols
View the documentUse of coordination structures for information dissemination
View the documentUse of the media in information dissemination
View the documentThe Internet and the World Wide Web
View the documentBuilding institutional memory
close this folderPart 2: Emergency telecommunications13
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close this folderFundamental emergency telecommunications concerns
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View the documentPolitical/organizational concerns
View the documentEquipment/infrastructure concerns
View the documentTypology of telecommunications technologies
View the documentStrategic (worldwide or global) telecommunications systems
View the documentTactical (short-range or local) telecommunications systems
close this folderPart 3: Setting up the systems
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View the documentEmergency information management tasks and issues
View the documentEmergency telecommunications tasks and issues
View the documentANNEX A. Disaster and Emergency Information Management Sites on the World Wide Web
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