4th international conference on geo-information technology for natural disaster management - 'Reduce exposure to reduce risk'

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Geoinformatics Center of the Asian Institute of Technology, the (AIT)
Other organizer:
National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST)
Date:
07-08 Nov 2012
Location:
Sri Lanka (Colombo)
Venue:
Hotel Galadari
Language:
English

Background

Natural disasters have become a natural phenomenon. Earthquake, landslides, cyclones and floods visit the earth regularly and leave a trail of destruction and misery for thousands of people. The world is devastated by natural disaster since ages.  Human beings can not stop the advent of natural disasters. But, can work together to understand them better for better disaster resistant planning and development.

With the theme "Reduce Exposure to Reduce Risk", the two days GIT4NDM Conference will focus on the following topics:

• Earthquake
• Floods
• Drought
• Coastal Zone Disasters
• Landslides
• Disasters Risk Reduction
• Climate Change and Disasters
• Geospatial Databases for NDM
• IT in NDM - Monitoring, Mapping, Mitigation
• Post Disaster Disease Surveillance and Care


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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Information Management, Risk Identification & Assessment, GIS & Mapping, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Cyclone, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Land Slide
Countries:
Sri Lanka
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