Information and Communication Technologies for Disaster Risk Management

Analysis of the survey suggests that while subregional disaster management agencies have fairly good access to technology infrastructure and enjoy an information sharing culture, challenges exist with regard to the information governance frameworks as well as the capacity and availability of human capital with regard to ICT. The study findings indicate that the regional DRM sector would do well to:
  • – Deepen connections with policy makers and other communities of practice
  • – Modernize ICT Infrastructure for DRM
  • – Consider a subregional e-strategy for DRM
  • – Improve ICT governance
  • – Urgently develop programmes of ICT human capacity development.

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