Universal Design of Information Sharing Tools for Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Jaziar RadiantiEmail author
  • Terje Gjøsæter
  • Weiqin Chen
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 516)


Disaster information sharing tools are an important aspect of disaster resilience, and it is of utmost importance that these tools are accessible and usable for as many potential users as possible. In this paper, we evaluate the accessibility of a selection of tools for crowdsourcing disaster situation information. As our evaluation shows that the selected tools are not fully accessible, we provide recommendations for mitigation, as well as highlight the importance of further research in this area.


Disaster information sharing tools Disaster resilience Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jaziar Radianti
    • 1
    Email author
  • Terje Gjøsæter
    • 2
  • Weiqin Chen
    • 2
  1. 1.CIEM, Department of ICTUiAGrimstadNorway
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceOsloMetOsloNorway

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