WIT Press


An Advanced Set Of Tools For The Information Management Of Natural Hazards

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/MIS000081

Volume

24

Pages

11

Published

2000

Size

1,443 kb

Author(s)

F. Rossi, M. Folino & F. Lamberti

Abstract

In the management of natural hazards, one of the major constraints to the effectiveness of interventions and relief actions is represented by the difficult circulation of reliable information among involved entities, on occurrence of any hazardous event. This, worsened by a poorly unified and homogeneous approach, could have a dramatic impact on planning and execution of safety procedures. In this context, DATAMAT is conceiving several initiatives that, starting from the concrete operational experience of civil protection entities, are producing an integrated set of tools in support of the decision process. The outstanding initiative presented in the paper is FORMIDABLE (Friendly Operational Risk Management through Interoperable Decision Aid Based on Local Events), a joint European enterprise aimed at

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