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Author (up) Flávio Horita; João Porto de Albuquerque; Victor Marchezini; Eduardo M. Mendiondo, pdf  isbn
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  Title A qualitative analysis of the early warning decision-making process in disaster management Type Conference Article
  Year 2016 Publication ISCRAM 2016 Conference Proceedings 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Abbreviated Journal ISCRAM 2016  
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  Keywords Early Warning Process; Process Modeling; Disaster Management; Qualitative Analysis; Practitioner Case  
  Abstract Early warning systems are an important means of improving the efficiency of disaster response and preparedness. However, in its analysis of the technological aspects of the infrastructure, the literature has failed to carry out an investigation of early warning process. This paper has sought to take a step toward understanding this issue by carrying out a qualitative analysis of the early warning process in disaster management. This has involved participatory observations and conducting interviews with practitioners from the National Center for Monitoring and Early Warning of Natural Disasters (CEMADEN). The results have shown that this research area is a promising way of increasing efficiency and reducing the response time to warnings. This might be achieved by conducting a process analysis, which could provide evidence and information about bottlenecks or investigate the misuse of information systems or tasks by the players involved.  
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  Publisher Federal University of Rio de Janeiro Place of Publication Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Editor A. Tapia; P. Antunes; V.A. Bañuls; K. Moore; J. Porto  
  Language English Summary Language English Original Title  
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  ISSN 2411-3388 ISBN 978-84-608-7984-9 Medium  
  Track Community Engagement and Practitioner Studies Expedition Conference 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management  
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  Call Number Serial 1406  
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