Category Archives: Publications

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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Dealing with Canadian wildfire

On May 1, 2016 a wildfire nicknamed “The Beast” sparked southwest of Fort Murray, in western Canadian province of Alberta, destroying hundreds of households and almost reaching oil sands mining facilities in its wake. This forced the authorities to issue an evacuation of more than 90000 residents of neighbouring areas. It was estimated that the […]

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2nd Progress Meeting in Rome

The ‘Second Progress Meeting’ gathered representatives involved in SECTOR project. The event was held in Rome on March 30-31. Over the course of the conference, several issues have been raised in order to evaluate the overall development of the project. During the event, the progress of the project components was presented, plans for future course of […]

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Stages of Disaster Management

Our world continues to experience natural and human induced disasters. The risk of catastrophes, as well as climate changes, increases for a number of reasons such as population growth, overexploitation of natural resources and global warming. A disaster is an event or series of events, which suddenly disrupts the natural flow of everyday life and […]

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SECTOR at the COBACORE event

Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV) has presented SECTOR project in the workshop organized by the COBACORE consortium as a final dissemination activity of this project. The event, celebrated in Leiden, the Netherlands on 1st of March, 2016, was titled “New perspectives 2016:  Rethinking the Role of Communities in Disaster Management”. The event addressed new perspectives in […]

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