Participatory Monitoring

A community participatory approach to disaster risk requires greater human behavioral consideration on how people interpret and live with risks, and how individual perception, knowledge, attitude contribute to putting them in vulnerable situations. Geospatial information technologies could be an innovative approach for community nursing to very early case finding in more efficient manners. Among the technologies, smartphones offer breakthroughs of analyzing local community with its characteristics and individual behaviors relevant to the community health.

(Kanbara,2016)