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NAMA: A GIS-based Network-analysis Approach for Mine Action

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Cottray, Olivier
Published in Journal of ERW and Mine Action. 2013, vol. 17, no. 3
Abstract The time needed to travel through a network of roads is of significant importance in the context of mine action. Network Analysis for Mine Action (NAMA), a method based on geographic information system (GIS) network-analysis tools, can be used for many applications that support strategic planning and decision-making in mine action and in the broader humanitarian sector (e.g., food delivery and rescue operations). This hypothetical case study illustrates one possible application, identifying the location for a new medical and rehabilitative facility that would speed up the provision of care to mine victims.
Keywords GISHumanitarian deminingRoad network analysisRehabilitation center
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Pôle/Institut Gouvernance de l'environnement et développement territorial (PI-GEDT)
Envirospace Lab
ISE Pôle Informatique environnementale
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LACROIX, Pierre Marcel Anselme et al. NAMA: A GIS-based Network-analysis Approach for Mine Action. In: Journal of ERW and Mine Action, 2013, vol. 17, n° 3. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:31884

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