To ensure successful technical application to disaster management, space-based information has to be seamlessly integrated into established policies, plans, operational procedures and infrastructure. Overview information on these organizational issues is helpful to support this process.
This section provides this overview by offering a summary of characteristics, impacts/damages, emergency action, mitigation, and further measures for the different types of disasters. Furthermore links to existing disaster management guides from different institutions have been compiled.
The information currently provided is by no means complete, and any user of this website is invited to contribute content and/or to provide feedback. Please use the contact form on this page to contact the editing team.