Designing a New Model of DMS for Developing a Resilient Community

  • Andrea Paletti
  • Stefano ZaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 11)


The increasing number of people affected and the economic loss caused by disasters and daily emergencies need necessary a change in the disaster management approach. The Hyogo framework has introduced the concept of resilience underlining the importance of prevention and first aid in disaster management. However, after a first analysis, the existing models of disaster management systems (DMS) do not seem to follow this strategy. This paper seeks to design a new model that considers the Hyogo framework and that includes citizens and volunteers in the disaster management organization in order to decrease vulnerabilities and to develop resilient communities.


Volunteering Active citizenship Italian Civil Protection Disaster management systems Crowd sourcing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.London School of Economics (LSE)LondonUK
  2. 2.eCampus UniversityNovedrateItaly
  3. 3.CeRSI – LUISS Guido Carli UniversityRomeItaly

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