Enhancing the effectiveness of information and communication technology applications and tools for disaster management in the Caribbean region

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dc.contributor.author Wilson, John
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-01T15:44:44Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-01T15:44:44Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10625/44865
dc.description.abstract Activities focused on completion of the pilot studies identified in initial research, facilitation of a regional workshop to present the research, and drafting ICT policy recommendations. The report provides in depth review of research including findings such as: amateur Ham Radio as a viable ICT tool for disaster managers; efforts to establish PACTOR stations as part of a Regional PACTOR Network (PACTOR is a combination of two earlier digital modes: packet radio and Amateur Teleprinting Over Radio); portable GPS that can be effectively used at various stages in disaster management; and for earthquakes, community participation and empowerment is integral to disaster response. en
dc.format.extent 1 digital file (141 p. : ill.) en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en
dc.subject ICT en
dc.subject GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS en
dc.subject DISASTER MANAGEMENT en
dc.subject CARIBBEAN en
dc.subject DISASTER PREPAREDNESS en
dc.subject ACCESS TO INFORMATION en
dc.title Enhancing the effectiveness of information and communication technology applications and tools for disaster management in the Caribbean region en
dc.type IDRC Final Report en
idrc.project.number 103827
idrc.project.componentnumber 103827001
idrc.project.title Enhancing the Effectiveness of ICT Applications and Tools for Disaster Management in the Caribbean en
idrc.dspace.access Open Access en
idrc.rims.adhocgroup IDRC SUPPORTED en


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