• Definitions of crisis management

          Human and its habitats are threatened to natural disasters and led to crisis. One of the major events has been climate hazards specially sudden and adverse events which have had a lot of casualties, losses and mental damage to the humans. With regard to climate conditions, the aforementioned damages can be prevented or decreased their effects and vulnerability through forecasting and making necessary preparations or in another sense, making intelligent crisis management system.
          Using modern technologies and intelligent tools in crisis management of monitoring and forecasting would be increased safety, financial security of societies and reduced costs and damages.
          Some of crises happen in a few minutes and some in several hours or days with lasting effects. Drought, such an event which can develope and spread slowly during several months or years to exist a crisis.
          More damages may be caused to a country or region by drought. Drought monitoring performs with using meteorology, hydrology, agriculture statistics and data and studying drought index.
          Also, it is possible to forecast drought index and calculate drought severity for future months and seasons with the aim of long term and seasonal forecasting results and estimation of rainfall and temperature.
          Dust phenomena is one of the crises that is faced Iran with serious crisis in recent decade which is caused due to the wind blowing at the areas such as Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Pakistan and Afghanistan and some areas in Iran. Monitoring and pre-warning of dust can be helpful for crisis management.
          IRIMO forecast the happening of dust storm in a few days ego with forecasting wind speed and recognize dust transfer path and crisis areas by using numerical models.

        • Head of Crisis Management and Climatic Hazards
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        • Head of Crisis Management and Climatic Hazards