ICTs and Risk Communication in Asia-Pacific - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – ICTs and Risk Communication in Asia-Pacific PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 4354e4-MzY1M



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

ICTs and Risk Communication in Asia-Pacific

Description:

Dr. Krishnamurthy Sriramesh Professor of Public Relations School of Business Massey University Wellington New Zealand ICTs and Risk Comm. in Asia-Pacific Digital ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:65
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 9
Provided by: MRS124
Learn more at: http://com.cityu.edu.hk
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: ICTs and Risk Communication in Asia-Pacific


1
ICTs and Risk Communication in Asia-Pacific
  • Dr. Krishnamurthy Sriramesh
  • Professor of Public Relations
  • School of Business
  • Massey University
  • Wellington
  • New Zealand

2
ICTs and Risk Comm. in Asia-Pacific
  • Digital Review of Asia-Pacific
  • Coauthors Chanuka Wattegama (UNDP) and Johan
    Abo (ADPC)
  • We also recognize input from Chin Saik Yoon

3
Outline
  • Focus on
  • Natural Disasters (eg. Asian Tsunami, Kashmiri
    earthquake)
  • Public Health emergencies (SARS, Avian Flu)
  • Format
  • long-term disaster preparedness,
  • readiness to face an impending disaster
  • reacting after a disaster has struck
  • Recommendations to policy makers

4
1. Long-term disaster-preparedness
  1. SOPAC South Pacific Applied Geoscience
    Commission
  2. ADSNet ASEAN Disease Surveillance Net
  3. Global Atlas of Infectious Diseases
  4. Alertnet by Reuters
  5. MEERP Maharastra Emergency Earthquake
    Rehabilitation Programme
  6. SHOC Strategic Health Operations Centre
  7. SAHMBA Strengthening Animal Health Management
    and Biosecurity in ASEAN

5
2. ICTs and Impending Disasters
  • Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System (from 2006)
  • 25 seismographic stations
  • 26 Tsunami Warning Focal Points (TWFP)
  • ADPC Asia Disaster Preparedness Center has key
    role
  • Crossing the Last Mile
  • Information Village Research Project (Swaminathan
    Foundation) and telecenters
  • eHealth Initiatives such as HINARI

6
3. ICTs During and Aftermath of a crisis
  • Role of the Internet
  • Alternative Communication Channels
  • Use of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) and
    ePIC (electronic picture cameras) in Singapore
    during SARS
  • New media such as blogs
  • WLAN Wireless Local Area Network
  • eg. OCHA of the UN

7
Recommendations
  • Integrate risk communication as part of
    sustainable development strategies
  • Digital Localization to overcome language
    barriers
  • Political Will to view ICTs not just as business
    tools but also developmental and risk management
    tools
  • Risk Communication should be integral part of all
    ICT4D strategies

8
  • Xie Xie!!!
About PowerShow.com