IJMTES – A GIS-BASED FRAMEWORK FOR CATASTROPHE MANAGEMENT

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Author’s Name : D Uma Priya | I Karthika  unnamed

Volume 03 Issue 05 2016

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 102-106

Abstract – A catastrophe is a violent and sudden change in a feature impacting humans in a large scale. Whether it is natural or man-made event for which response has to be quick. For prompt and effective responses, an adequate technologically competent assistance response system is necessary. Currently there is a need of tools for providing prompt assistance to victims by preparing a comprehensive and prompt response plan for catastrophes. The plan should include providing routes for victims to reach safe locations and emergency personal to reach affected areas using GIS. The proposed system is a modeling tool for effective plan and response for natural catastrophes.

Keywords— Geographic Information System, Catastrophe, Response, QGIS, Shortest Path 

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