COVID-19: Building disaster preparedness and resilience via analytics of a fire department's responses to emergency incidents in a pandemic—Case of Vaughan, Ontario


Project Summary:

The research project will apply data analytics to enable evidence-based planning and decision-making with respect to disaster and emergency mitigation, preparedness, and response strategies and initiatives, which may potentially be applied as further stages/waves of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis unfold, as well as when new pandemics arise in the future. This knowledge mobilization project will have the Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service (VFRS) as partner organization.

Project Description:

Project Type:
Funded

Project Role:
Principal Investigator

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Year
Start Date:
Sep
2020
End Date:
Aug
2021

Funder:
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Year Project Started:
2020

Collaborator:
Prof. Ali Asgary

Collaborator Institution:
York University

Collaborator Role:
Co-Applicant/Co-Investigator

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(e.g type 1000 for 1,000)
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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
25000
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