CHAPTER 10

IT, Sustainable Development Goals, and Disaster Management

Sarfraz Khawaja

(Former Dean) National School of Public Policy, Lahore, Pakistan

Huong Ha

School of Business, Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore

Ayesha Akbar

National School of Public Policy, Lahore, Pakistan

 

Introduction

Disaster management by employing technology is a widely acclaimed mechanism to help in building mitigation strategies for preparedness for and responses to disasters. In the same domain, policy design is one of the best vehicles to address the gaps in promoting education and better health care standards, especially in developing countries in South Asia.

Since January 1, 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the world leaders ...

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