International Finance

Tag : Disaster Risk management


Leveraging Technology for Disaster Risk Management

Lessons from Japanese disaster will contribute to strengthening disaster preparedness in other nations. Otsuchi Town in Japan’s Iwate Prefecture was struck hard by the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. More than 800 people lost their lives, including the mayor, and 500 people remain missing. Vital information and communication technology (ICT) services...