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Flood Management Research - LRGS

Flood Management Research - LRGS

SOC, UUM, Sintok, Kedah, 06010, Yemen

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About Funded by Ministry of Education Malaysia (2012 - 2016) lead by Prof Dr Ku Ruhana Ku Mahamud (UUM)
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Description This research aims to study flood disaster management through a holistic and well-structured approach that will impart new ideas and theories in managing emergency situation in Malaysia. It encompasses five projects focus on the following aspects:
• modelling and prediction
•data and knowledge management
•service oriented architecture, wireless communication and geospatial data
• psychosocial study
•economic impact analysis

The main expected outcome is to produce a systematic approach that can be used to facilitate the flood management in Malaysia. Value and benefits will be on identification of high risk communities, reduction in loss of life and damage costs, improvement of disaster response, early warning system and community planning.

In addition, this research is also expected to produce:
• 21 PhD students
•18 Master students
•61 papers in reputable journals
•3 Intellectual Properties
Founded Prof. Dr. Ku Ruhana Ku Mahamud
Products Long Term Research Grantt

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