From Space to Community
|Satellite and distributed data gathering hold enormous potential to improve disaster risk management, leading to leaps in the ability to forecast, respond and recover. However, getting the information into the hands of decision-makers at the community level at the time and in the form they need it is beset with challenges. Drawing on experience with droughts, floods and earthquakes in urban and rural settings, the panellists will discuss the steps that need to be taken to link people and data.
Jan Jaap Brinkmann