In an article published in the Crisis Response Journal web-magazine, Olivia Soave and Martin de Maupeou from CEIS present the progress of the PREDICT project.
"In a world of increasing interdependence, everything works in relation to something else. In such a context, awareness of dependencies that may affect our daily activity should something go wrong, is key to preventing and mitigating the chain of interactions that can amplify the negative effects on an incident".
All throughout this article, Martin and Olivia show the bigger picture and develop on the value of decision support systems for crisis management practitioners. These professionales have indeed expressed their needs for solutions improving their "awareness of a crisis affecting multiple areas" and their ability to "manage the unexpected ».
If you want to read more about this CRJ issue: Crisis Response Journal: conflict & war - rescue, humanitarian, medical