3rd Jan 2014
This module provides government officials and policymakers with an overview of disaster risk management (DRM) and presents an approach for identifying information needs in DRM. It then matches the needs with ICT. The module also describes and provides examples of existing ICT applications for DRM and discusses benefits and barriers for utilizing ICT in DRM.
Academy, Asia, China, Disaster Risk Reduction, Disaster preparedness, Disaster resilient network, Emergency Management, ICT4D, UN-APCICT, capacity building, disaster reduction, disaster relief, disaster response, disaster risk management, environmental challenges, ict for development, Chinese, 2014
1st Feb 2011
Primer 1: An Introduction to ICT for Development seeks to provide an introduction to and preliminary understanding of the linkages between ICTs and the achievement of the human development goals in society. Today, this newly emerging academic discipline is called ICT for Development (ICTD or ICT4D). The Primer is designed to provide background information that students in undergraduate and…