Vol.8, No.4, November 2019.                                                                                                                                                                           ISSN: 2217-8309

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TEM Journal



Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science

Role of E-government in Reducing Disasters


Thaer Ibrahim, Alok Mishra, Atila Bostan


© 2019 Alok Mishra, published by UIKTEN. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License. (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)


Citation Information: TEM Journal. Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 1150-1158, ISSN 2217-8309, DOI: 10.18421/TEM84-07, November 2019.


Received: 04 October 2019.

Revised:   07 November 2019.
Accepted:  11 November 2019.
Published: 30 November 2019.




Disasters affect three-quarters of the world, they cause huge losses of life and property every year. Information and communication technology (ICT) - as the backbone of e-government is one of the factors that reduce the damage caused by these disasters. This paper discusses the impact of demographic factors on citizens' readiness towards ICTs and disaster management, by conducting a questionnaire form that tests the readiness of the Iraqi citizen and the extent of their interest in this technology being threatened by disaster.


Keywords – Disasters, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), E-government, Readiness.



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