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Emergency aid management increasingly defined by tech

Providing responders with increased access to rich, data-based information such as real-time video streams and updates will increase awareness and improve collaboration

The successful integration of new technologies starts with a thorough examination of the unique characteristics of the communities that responding agencies need to protect, including their population densities across regions and cities, topographic environment and historical trend data.

NATURAL disasters had a substantial impact on the Asia-Pacific region yet again in 2015. According to the United Nations Economic and Social Commission, natural disasters in our region made up nearly half of the US$2.8 trillion in losses experienced globally over the past 40 years.