ITU forum explores the role of ICTs in disaster risk reduction

ITU forum explores the role of ICTs in disaster risk reduction

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) held a multi-stakeholder forum at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction on 15 March in Sendai, Japan, focusing on the use of ICTs for disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and mitigation. The…

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ICTs vital in empowering local communities in disaster risk reduction

ICTs vital in empowering local communities in disaster risk reduction

“With good planning, the same information and communication technologies used to provide social services can be used in weather prediction, environmental monitoring, dissemination of timely alerts, and exchange of information among the humanitarian community for the coordination of activities during…

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