ICT for Disaster Risk Management: The Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders

C.J. van Westen, Manzul Hazarika, Syams Nashrrullah

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Abstract

The Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders module series has been developed by the Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT). This module introduces disaster risk management (DRM) and provides an overview of how information and communication technologies (ICTs) can be used for DRM. A large number of examples and case studies on the applications of ICTs in DRM have been included in the module. The main objective of the module is to introduce the basic concepts of DRM and the applications of ICTs in disaster mitigation and prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery. The target audiences of this module are policymakers and civil servants at the national and local government levels who are responsible for or engaged in DRM activities.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationIncheon, Republic of Korea
PublisherAsian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT/ESCAP)
Number of pages138
Publication statusPublished - 27 Aug 2020

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    van Westen, C. J., Hazarika, M., & Nashrrullah, S. (2020). ICT for Disaster Risk Management: The Academy of ICT Essentials for Government Leaders. Incheon, Republic of Korea: Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (APCICT/ESCAP).