Communication is the most critical aspect of disaster management. The word “communicate” implies conveying of thoughts, ideas, warnings, instructions, orders, command, knowledge and information. In the context of disaster management, reliable and safe communication is vital during all phases of disaster management from prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery. This chapter provides some key elements and recommendations for solving the problem of secure data exchange between different organizations to improve crisis management in the maritime domain.
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