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September 12th, 2011
Taiwan Enhances Disaster Information System

In August 2009, Typhoon Morakot swept over almost the entire southern region of Taiwan with record breaking heavy rains rendering many parts of the area submerged in waist-deep floods, leaving many roads and private properties damaged and with over 400 fatalities recorded. Since then the integrated decision support system called “Safe Taiwan Information System” (SATIS) for typhoon hazards has been introduced, a system based on a web-GIS framework that allows disaster-related information be distributed via internet technology. Read More