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Design of Emergency Response System for Disaster Management Using VANET

  • Kishwer Abdul Khaliq
  • Omer Chughtai
  • Amir Qayyum
  • Jürgen Pannek
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Logistics book series (LNLO)

Abstract

Catastrophic natural disasters have the strong negative impact on the economy and mankind around the globe. As transportation and communication play an important role in such situations, we develop an emergency response system for disaster management with the focus on land transport vessels and mobile rescue team members. We present a prototype of an emergency response system using Global Positioning System (GPS) and Vehicular Ad hoc Networks (VANETs), which includes a server (control room), that is used to collect the information about the disaster area and is also used to provide the desired services according to the request.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Production Engineering and BIBA Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbHUniversity of BremenBremenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringCOMSATS Institute of Information TechnologyWAH CANTTPakistan
  3. 3.CoReNeT, Capital University of Science and TechnologyIslamabadPakistan

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