Maldives, Myanmar, and the Philippines are vulnerable to natural disasters. Sendai Framework of Action calls for risk reduction by implementing early warning systems. A prevailing challenge is for authorities to coordinate warnings across disparate communication systems and autonomous organizations. Cross-Agency Situational-Awareness platforms and the ITU-T X.1303 Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) interoperable data standards present themselves … CONTINUE READING
Land cover maps play an important role in decision making regarding land use, agriculture and food production, maintaining the ecosystem, and natural resource management, etc.
The National Land Use Land Cover (LULC) categories are usually more detailed and have more classes than the classes suggested by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the … CONTINUE READING
From 14 to 15 November 2017, I attended a workshop on Digital Technologies for Resilience organized by FHI 360 together with financial support from USAID and Rockefeller Foundation. A different agenda, setup and very diverse group of people made the workshop interesting and engaging for two days. Around 84 participants from 20 countries attended … CONTINUE READING
Teams from Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH), Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD), General Administrative Division(GAD), Myanmar Red Cross Society (MRCS), Department of Health(DoH), Department of Agriculture (DoA), Department of Fisheries (DoF) and other government bodies gather together (27th-30th June) to simulate their own use-cases using the CAP enabled SAMBRO.
The simulation was performed … CONTINUE READING