Resources: Databases, Links & Organisations

This sections contain links to papers, websites, databases, links to organizations, and website address of Disaster Management Authorities (DMA's). These resources helps you to provide crucial studies of experiences of quakes, storms, cyclones and other disasters. These provide insight into developing a better disaster mitigation plan. Pl. get in touch with us on any information on any disaster management information known you know, at dmis@sristi.org

Information Technology Tools for Natural Disaster Risk Management:

Over the last few decades the importance of effective management of information is being recognized in the disaster management sector. Several countries are setting up disaster management information system for effective management of disaster. The applications of these systems range from emergency response planning to short range early warning to long range mitigation and prevention planning. Go to

http://incede.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/reports/Report_11/contents.htm


EIIP Virtual Forum:

The Emergency Information Infrastructure Partnership (EIIP) Virtual Forum is designed to encourage emergency professionals to explore the use of current information technology to support emergency management and disaster response. Go to

http://www.emforum.org


NASA's Disaster Finder:

A searchable index of disaster-related web sites. Provides information about, Mitigation, Preparedness, Warnings, Response, Recovery, Relief, Education & Training, Research, Observing Systems, Emergency Management Systems, GIS Software etc. Which help you to monitor, predict and locate disasters. Go to

http://ltpwww.gsfc.nasa.gov/ndrd/disaster/links


Doctors Without Borders:

Medecins sans Frontieres is a private, non-profit, international organization, whose objective is to provide medical aid to populations in crisis, without discrimination. World's largest emergency medical aid organization, whose humanitarian missions provide relief to victims of disaster, conflict and hardship throughout the world. Go to

http://www.dwb.org

http://www.intac.com/PubService/rwanda/fund/dwb.html


Virtual Hospital at University of Iowa Health Center Virtual Hospital (VH):

A project of the Electric Differential Multimedia Laboratory, Department of Radiology, University of Iowa College of Medicine. It is a continuously updated medical multimedia database and available over high speed networks 24 hours a day. The VH may be used to answer patient care questions. Go to

http://indy.radiology.uiowa.edu