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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”
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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
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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
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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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ANNEX A. Disaster and Emergency Information Management Sites on the World Wide Web


Uniform Resource Locator

A Guide to Emergency Services World Wide

ADPC - Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Bangkok


Alliance for Fire and Emergency Management, The

American Red Cross

Australian Disaster Management Information Network

Australian Emergency Management Institute

Australian Institute of Emergency Services

Business Recovery Managers Association (U.S.)

Canadian National Seismograph Network

Canadian Red Cross

Canadian Traumatic Stress Network

Canadian Wildland Fire Information System

CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC - International Emergency and Refugee Health Program

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

DHA-Online (Gopher)


Disaster Connection, The

Disaster Recovery Information Exchange

DRCF - The Disaster Relief Communications Foundation

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

Earthquake Research Institute (Japan)”>

ECHO - European Community Humanitarian Office

Emergency Information Infrastructure Partnership, The

Emergency Management Australia

Emergency Preparedness Canada

Emergency Preparedness Information Center (Epicenter)

Emergency Preparedness Information Exchange

Emotional Trauma Info Pages

FEMA - U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency

Food and Agriculture Organization

Global Emergency Management Disaster Counselling Support Network

Global Health Disaster Network, The

Global View Information Bank, The

Greater Horn Information Exchange


Hazardous Materials Information Exchange BBS (Telnet connection)


ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross’’>ICRC

IDNDR - International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction

IFRC - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

IMC - International Medical Corps”>


International Atomic Energy Agency” >IAEA

International Center for Disaster-Mitigation Engineering

Internet Disaster Information Center

IOM - International Organization for Migration

ITU - International Telecommunication Union

NASA - Global Emergency Observation Warning and Relief Network

NASA - Natural Disaster Reference Database

National Search and Rescue Secretariat

NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Natural Hazard Mitigation Post-Graduate Studies, The

Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado

Natural Hazards Mitigation Group - Univ. of Geneva

Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center

North American Center For Emergency Telecommunications

OFDA - U.S. Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance

Pacific Emergency Management Center

PAHO - Pan American Health Organization

PAHO Gopher Service



Relief Web


SDRU - The Swiss Disaster Relief Unit

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

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

UNDP - United Nations and Other Internationally-based Organizations

UNHCR - UN High Commissioner for Refugees


United Nations Home Page

University if Indiana, School of Law

UNV - UN Volunteers in Humanitarian Relief and Rehabilitation



VITA - Volunteers in Technical Assistance

Volcanoes Mitigation Team, The

WFP - World Food Programme

WGET - Working Group on Emerg. Telecomm’s

WHO - World Health Organization

Wireless Institute Civil Emergency Network


World Meteorological Organization