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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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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”
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close this folderData gathering and emergency management
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View the documentEstablishing the baseline
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close this folderData analysis and information production
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View the documentCross-checking and verification
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close this folderInformation dissemination
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View the documentOrganizational protocols
View the documentUse of coordination structures for information dissemination
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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
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View the documentTypology of telecommunications technologies
View the documentStrategic (worldwide or global) telecommunications systems
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close this folderPart 3: Setting up the systems
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View the documentEmergency information management tasks and issues
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View the documentANNEX A. Disaster and Emergency Information Management Sites on the World Wide Web
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ANNEX A. Disaster and Emergency Information Management Sites on the World Wide Web

Organization/Network/Facility

Uniform Resource Locator

A Guide to Emergency Services World Wide

http://www.catt.citri.edu.au/emergency/

ADPC - Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Bangkok

gopher://emailhost.ait.ac.th:70/11/ait/GenInfo/ADPC

Alliance for Fire and Emergency Management, The

http://afem.org/afem/associat.html

American Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org

Australian Disaster Management Information Network

http://www.ema.gov.au/aemi/index.html

Australian Emergency Management Institute

http://www.vifp.monash.edu.au/~davidt/aemi.html

Australian Institute of Emergency Services

http://www.pnc.com.au/~bmses/aim.htm

Business Recovery Managers Association (U.S.)

http://www.corp.hp.com/publish/brma/

Canadian National Seismograph Network

http://www.seismo.emr.ca/

Canadian Red Cross

http://www.redcross.ca/

Canadian Traumatic Stress Network

http://play.psych.mun.ca/~dhart/trauma_net

Canadian Wildland Fire Information System

http://www.nofc.forestry.ca/fire/cwfis.html

CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

http://www.cdc.gov

CDC - International Emergency and Refugee Health Program

http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/programs/internat/ierh/ierh.htm

DHA - U.N. Department of Humanitarian Affairs - ReliefWeb

http://www.reliefweb.int

DHA-Online (Gopher)

gopher://gopher.unicc.org:70/11/DHA-online

Disaster Connection, The

http://www.itn.is/~gro/disaster

Disaster Recovery Information Exchange

http://www.utoronto.ca/security/drie.htm

DRCF - The Disaster Relief Communications Foundation

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/mark_a_wood/homepage.htm

DMC - The Disaster Management Center, University of Wisconsin/Madison

http://epdwww.engr.wisc.edu:80/dmc/

Earthquake Research Institute (Japan)

http://130.69.195.16/”>

ECHO - European Community Humanitarian Office

http://europa.eu.int/en/comm/echo/echo.html

Emergency Information Infrastructure Partnership, The

http://www.partner.org/

Emergency Management Australia

http://www.ema.gov.au/

Emergency Preparedness Canada

http://hoshi.cic.sfu.ca/epc/

Emergency Preparedness Information Center (Epicenter)

http://nwlink.com/epicenter/

Emergency Preparedness Information Exchange

http://hoshi.cic.sfu.ca/~anderson/

Emotional Trauma Info Pages

http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dvb/trauma.htm

FEMA - U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency

http://www.fema.gov/homepage.html

Food and Agriculture Organization

http://www.fao.org

Global Emergency Management Disaster Counselling Support Network

http://tin.ssc.plym.ac.uk/gemc.html

Global Health Disaster Network, The

http://hypnos.m.ehime-u.ac.jp/GHDNet/index.html

Global View Information Bank, The

http://www.clark.net/pub/global/front.html

Greater Horn Information Exchange

http://www.info.usaid.gov/HORN/

HazardNet

http://hoshi.cic.sfu.ca/hazard/

Hazardous Materials Information Exchange BBS (Telnet connection)

telnet://hmix.dis.anl.gov

ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross

http://www.icrc.ch’’>ICRC

IDNDR - International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction

http://hoshi.cic.sfu.ca/idndr/index.html

IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

http://www.ifrc.org

IMC - International Medical Corps

http://www.imc-la.com/”>

InterAction

http://www.interaction.org/

International Atomic Energy Agency

http://www.iaea.or.at” >IAEA

International Center for Disaster-Mitigation Engineering

http://incede.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/Incede.html

Internet Disaster Information Center

http://www.disaster.org

IOM - International Organization for Migration

http://www.iom.ch/

ITU - International Telecommunication Union

http://www.itu.ch

NASA - Global Emergency Observation Warning and Relief Network

http://wwwghcc.msfc.nasa.gov:5678/GEOWARN/GEOWARN.homepage.html

NASA - Natural Disaster Reference Database

http://ltpwww.gsfc.nasa.gov/ndrd/

National Search and Rescue Secretariat

http://www.synapse.net/~nss/nss/nsshome.htm

NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization

http://www.nato.int

Natural Hazard Mitigation Post-Graduate Studies, The

http://www.unige.ch/hazards/cerg/welcome.html

Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado

http://adder.colorado.edu/~hazctr/Home.html

Natural Hazards Mitigation Group - Univ. of Geneva

http://www.unige.ch:80/hazards/

Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center

http://adder.colorado.edu/~hazctr/Home.html

North American Center For Emergency Telecommunications

http://www.nacec.org

OFDA - U.S. Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance

http://gopher.info.usiad.gov/hum_response/

Pacific Emergency Management Center

http://key.cyberg8t.com:80/simeon/

PAHO - Pan American Health Organization

http://www.paho.org/

PAHO Gopher Service

gopher://gopher.paho.org:70/1

REFWORLD - UNHCR Database

http://www.unhcr.ch/refworld/refworld.htm

Relief Web

http://www.reliefweb.int

ReliefNet

http://www.earthweb.com:2800/reliefnet.html

SDRU - The Swiss Disaster Relief Unit

http://www.unige.ch/hazards/sdru/sdru.html

State Department - U.S. Department of State - South Sudan On Line

http://www.state.gov/www/issues/relief/index.html

State Department - U.S. Department of State - South Sudan OnLine

http://www.state.gov/www/issues/relief/index.html

UNDP - United Nations and Other Internationally-based Organizations

http://www.undp.org/unso_www.html

UNHCR - UN High Commissioner for Refugees

http://www.unhcr.ch/

Unicef

http://darwin.technet.sg/unicef/unicef.html

United Nations Home Page

http://www.un.org

University if Indiana, School of Law

http://www.law.indiana.edu/law/disaster

UNV - UN Volunteers in Humanitarian Relief and Rehabilitation

http://suna.unv.ch/humanit.html

USAID

gopher://gopher.info.usaid.gov:70/1

VITA - Volunteers in Technical Assistance

http://www.vita.org/disaster/disaster.html

Volcanoes Mitigation Team, The

http://www.unige.ch/hazards/volcano/volcano.html

WFP - World Food Programme

http://www.wfp.org/

WGET - Working Group on Emerg. Telecomm’s

http://www.unog.ch/freq/freq1/htm

WHO - World Health Organization

http://www.who.ch/

Wireless Institute Civil Emergency Network

gopher://gopher.vifp.monash.edu.au:70/11/Disaster%20Management/wicen

World Meteorological Organization

http://www.wmo.ch/