Web-based community disaster management and awareness system (CEMAS) in Malaysia

Raman, Murali and Dorasamy, Magiswary and Muthaiyah, Saravanan and Kaliannan, Maniam (2014) Web-based community disaster management and awareness system (CEMAS) in Malaysia. In: 11th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management. The Pennsylvania State University, USA, pp. 384-393. ISBN 978-0-692-21194-6

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Abstract

Emergency situations are unavoidable. This paper presents the functions inherent in a prototype system that was developed in Malaysia for emergency management. The prototype is potentially useful in Selangor, a state in Malaysia that is prone to natural disasters such as flash floods and landslides. The paper is presented as a report of our on-going project in Malaysia and the intended future work regarding web-based emergency management systems in Malaysia. This prototype development is funded by the Ministry of Education in Malaysia and supported by the National Security Council of Malaysia (Majlis Keselamatan Negara, MKN).

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Proceedings of the 11th International ISCRAM Conference – University Park, Pennsylvania, USA, May 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords: Emergency management, emergency awareness, Malaysia, prototype
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Management (FOM)
Depositing User: Ms Nurul Iqtiani Ahmad
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2014 09:31
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2017 05:59
URI: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/5724

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