Dynamic resource scheduling in forest fire situations in Sri Lanka

Sandunika T. Wijerathne, Buddhi I. De Silva, Y. Ekanayaka, Anuja T. Dharmaratne

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Abstract

According to the gathered data from Disaster Management Centre, Regional forest officers and Fire Brigade of Colombo Municipal Council current procedure of controlling and extinguishing forest fires has number of weak points which have to be addressed immediately in order to minimize the damage caused by the forest fires. Allocation of the available resources in a competent and proficient manner at a time of disaster (real time) has gained huge attention among those weak points. Therefore this study focuses on exploring an approach to dynamically utilize the available resources during a forest fire situation in Sri Lanka.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2013 International Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions
Pages285
Number of pages1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions 2013 - Colombo, Sri Lanka
Duration: 11 Dec 201315 Dec 2013
Conference number: 14th
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/6747516/proceeding (Proceedings)

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions 2013
Abbreviated titleICTer 2013
CountrySri Lanka
CityColombo
Period11/12/1315/12/13
Internet address

Keywords

  • Disaster Management
  • Dynamic Resource Scheduling
  • Forest Fire Management

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