Category Archives: Publications

SECTOR final demonstration – ROME, 5.04.2017

On 5th April, 2017 SECTOR Common Information Space has been officially presented during the final demonstration of the project. The SECTOR platform was demonstrated according to a scenario, in which different stakeholders could actually test the platform and have hands-on experience with it. The event featured a number of interesting presentations related to the Common […]

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Avalanche in Italy

Last Wednesday, central Italy was hit by quakes ranging from 5.1 to 5.7 magnitude, which triggered a massive avalanche in Abruzzo region. The avalanche, weighing approximately 120,000 tons, hit the luxury Rigopiano hotel with a speed of 100 km/h and as a result the hotel has been moved away from its foundations for about 10 […]

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SECTOR at DOMINO II

The DOMINO II workshop “Cascading Effects”, held in Tiel from September the 20th till the 21st 2016, has ended with a successful result for the SECTOR project. Practitioners were fond of the SECTOR objectives and warmly welcomed the idea of having an easy way to share information among currently existing crisis management systems, but let’s […]

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Earthquake aftermath in Italy

On August 24th, 2016 devastating earthquake struck Italy. At 3.36 a.m. local time, 6.2 magnitude quake hit central Italy. The Italian Earthquake Institute (INGV) reported at least 40 aftershocks in the four hours after the initial quake, some as strong as 5.5. magnitude. The epicentre of the earthquake was 100km northeast of Rome, in the […]

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Sahana Eden Crisis Management System

New advancements in IT technologies make it possible to apply state-of-the-art tools in a range of areas. The hereby article is to explore the capabilities of the Sahana Eden Open Source Disaster Management System (EDEN) application, which will be integrated within the SECTOR platform. Built for crisis management, this software provides a solution for managing […]

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