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Knowledge based emergency management information systems: Mapping DERMIS principles


Dorasamy, Magiswary and Raman, Murali and Muthaiyah, Saravanan and Kaliannan, Maniam (2012) Knowledge based emergency management information systems: Mapping DERMIS principles. In: Knowledge Management International Conference (KMICe) 2012, 4 – 6 July 2012, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Recent disasters which were composed of major floods and landslides events proved that despite past experiences and strong disaster management mechanism, life and property losses are still unavoidable.Emergency managers need a robust system that can ease the challenges faced. This paper proposes a functional system based on the working principle of The Dynamic Emergency Response Management Information Systems(DERMIS): Design Premise, Conceptual Design, System Specification and Supporting Design Considerations. These four principles are coupled with specific end-user requirements derived from our on-going work. The impact of this study on disaster management is significant to the scientific group within disaster management domain, the government agencies for policy and strategy formulations to preempt, deal with and, ultimately, improve survival rate in disaster.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789832078661 Organized by: UUM College of Art & Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: DERMIS, knowledge management system, emergency, disaster, ICT.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 21 May 2014 01:01
Last Modified: 25 May 2015 01:53
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11059

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