Sustainability and Using Information Technologies in Disaster Managament

Fatma , Neval Genç (2012) Sustainability and Using Information Technologies in Disaster Managament. In: 3rd International Symposium on Sustainable Development, May 31 - June 01 2012, Sarajevo.

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Abstract

Sustainable development is a concept that meets the needs of present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. In recent years world population suffered by numerous natural and manmade disasters so that they strived to protect their own existence prior to the future. However, most of the disasters were caused by un-sustainable attitudes of politicians, decision makers and communities. In this paper, the concept of disaster management and using information technologies in disasters will be discussed in the sustainability context. The study focuses on the use of information technologies in disaster situation. Information technologies are used in before and after of disaster. In this paper role and place of communication and communication technologies in crisis and disaster situations is considered. This issue, crisis, disaster communication, coordination of disaster situation examined using national and international literature and experience of disaster occurred. In the study developments on the use of communication technologies in disaster management, success of disaster information systems in disasters, advantages and disadvantages of using communication technologies are examined. Keywords: Sustainability, Crisis Management, Disaster Management, Communication Technology, Public Administration.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Economics > Management Department
Depositing User: Users 173 not found.
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2012 09:00
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2012 09:00
URI: http://eprints.ibu.edu.ba/id/eprint/1207

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