• Project File
    workshop and many, many conversations April 3, 2012blythemclennan7 comments One of the reasons we set up this blog was to provide a place where people could share further information on issues that came up during a one-day workshop about the topic of sharing responsibility for disaster resilience...
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  • lalala
    Sharing Responsibility – Role of local and state bodies: Disaster Management What is Disaster Management? ‘Disaster management can be defined as the organization and management of resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies, in particular preparedness...
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  • Disaster
    RISK AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT BY YOUTH Can young people perform well when they are involved in disaster preparedness and planning roles? Social norms have often failed to incorporate youth in leadership roles and decision making process even during emergency situations. Sadly, when a disaster...
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  • Is the U.S. prepared for another terrorist attack?
    partnerships must have a clear and concise plan and all players involved must have a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities as it pertains to information and resource sharing during a response to a terror event. The relationship between the DHS and PPP must foster long-term projects...
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  • Sharing Responsibilities
    SHARING RESPONSIBILITY – ROLE OF LOCAL AND STATE BODIES The following ministry is assigned the responsibility of providing emergency support (i) Ministry of home affairs (ii) Ministry of health and family welfare. The officials from the health, irrigation water, sanitation, police and fire...
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  • Disaster Coordination System
    of its geographical location, is vulnerable to many types of natural disasters. The country has 220 volcanoes, of which more than 20 are known to be currently active. It is also in the path of turbulent typhoons, with about an average of 20 crossing annually the Philippine area of responsibility. The...
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  • Case Study
    Case Scenario of Natural Disaster The Privacy and security of patient’s health information is a important challenge and responsibility for every health care organization and a concern for every U.S. citizen. To receive healthcare patients must reveal information that is very personal and often...
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  • Communication and Crisis Paper
    thank you note for those who help during crisis. The convergence of old and new technology is allowing people to converge during times of crisis in old and new ways, as well. Hughes, Palen, Sutton, Liu and Vieweg (2008) noted that more people are participating in disaster respond because this...
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  • jkyf
    themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility; utilize their knowledge in finding practical solution to individual and community problems; develop competence required for group living and sharing of responsibilities; gain skills in mobilizing community participation; acquire leadership qualities...
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  • Research
    operation, maximum loss can occur, if community is panic or don’t know how to react. 2) Familiarity with resources and facilities: Community familiar with available resources/facilities and surroundings. 3) Sharing of useful past experience: Communities with experience of past disasters...
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  • Community Based- System for Disaster Management
    study took into consideration how the proposed technology will affect the psyche of the people especially members of the communities who has always been at the receiving end during and after the occurrence of disasters. At the same time is the agencies who may have to re-think in regards of sharing...
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  • How Humanitarian Logistics Information Systems Can Improve Humanitarian Supply Chains
    information systems not only improve logistics activities in each phase, but can improve the continuity of humanitarian operations by sharing information throughout the transition of different disaster management cycle phases. Through collaboration between organizations, humanitarian logistics...
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  • Asafdf
    assisting in search and rescue operations . IRCS National Disaster Response Team (NDRT) members participated at their respective state level at Bihar, Tripura and Meghalaya for initial/survey assistance, information sharing and reporting as per IRCS standard preliminary disaster situation report format...
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  • Corporate Social Responsibility of Jollibee
    development, to scholarships and feeding programs, even relief aid during disasters. When was Jollibee Foundation organized? As the corporation grew, so did its potential for reaching more people. With this realization, Jollibee Foundation was established in December 2004 to make giving back an...
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  • Florida Parish of Louisiana Voad
    coordinated fashion in time of disaster. Collaboration: Florida Parishes VOAD members will dedicate themselves to work together to achieve specific goals and to undertake specific projects at disaster sites by forming partnerships during disaster response. Organizational Structure of the Florida...
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  • essay
    efforts that are underway. During this phase, officials comment of the nature of the damages and the efforts the state is making to provide aid. It is important to address the level of involvement and responsibility journalists have when covering sensitive situations such as natural disasters...
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  • Youth Involvement in Disaster Management
    Practices 1. Education and Information sharing 2. Tabletop and Drills Exercises 3. Supporting Youth Programs 4. Youth Direct Research Involvement a. Service-Learning Experience i. Being Disaster Ready ii. Community Service 5. Ongoing Research Study VIII. IX. Conclusion References Akeyo, S. 2 Running...
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  • Decisions in Paradise
    community of Kava. The Kava Island is suffering from various disasters such as fires, earthquakes, and diseases such as AIDS and HIV. As I arrived to Kava, I defined problems and possible solutions for the high rates of these diseases. Alex and I must determined factors affecting the decisions...
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  • Susukie
    enables quick mobilization of government agencies to support emergency response. Knowledge and information sharing with local communities helps build local capacity to better prepare for and respond to emergencies. It creates a sense of ownership and responsibility for action in the event of a disaster...
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  • A Study of Vulnerable Flood Affected Districts of the State of West Bengal (India): Community Based Disaster Preparedness/Risk Reduction (I.E. Cbdp/Cbdrr) - a Proposal of Life Saving Strategic Disaster Preparedness Model.
    marginalized communities have gradually realized that simple and practical actions needs to be in place to protect their lives and personal assets in the event of natural disasters. It is believed that communities can take greater responsibility for protecting their own lives and livelihood in the event of a...
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