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Natural Disaster Early Warning System - Uganda

Project No 7UGA11006
Title Natural Disaster Early Warning System - Uganda
Description This pilot project aims at setting up an early warning system in Eastern Uganda, an area which is vulnerable to floods and mudslides. ITU and UCC will jointly finance, design and deploy a public alerting system for authority to citizen information dissemination.
Status Ongoing
Time Frame From 1/11/2011 To 31/8/2014
Funding Funded
Beneficiary Countries Uganda
Implementing Agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Keywords Climate change
Emergency telecommunications
Infrastructure
LDCs, SIDS, LLDCs
Relation to the Resolutions
Study Period Reference Chapter/ProgNo Title
2002Res. 342A / 6Telecommunication resources in the service of humanitarian assistance
2006Res. 342A / 2/5/6The role of telecommunications/information and communication technology in early warning and mitigation of disasters and humanitarian assistance
2010Res. 340 / 0The role of telecommunications/information and communication technology in early warning and mitigation of disasters and humanitarian assistance
2012Res. 340 / 0The role of telecommunications/information and communication technology in early warning and mitigation of disasters and humanitarian assistance
Relation to the WSIS Action Lines
C07ICT Applications
Financial Scale (CHF) 500'000 - 1'000'000