ICT for Disaster Management: Real life examples

This compilation of case studies explores some of the sound practices in the Asia-Pacific region in applications of information, communication and space technology for effective and efficient disaster risk reduction and management.

Compiled by the Information and Communications Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction Division of the Economic and Social Commission of Asia and the Pacific (IDD-ESCAP), the case studies note the application of ICT during disasters occurrences such as droughts, floods and earthquake, forest fires, and cyclones in a number of countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

© IDD-ESCAP, 2011