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JDR Vol.7 No.4 pp. 368-375
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2012.p0368
(2012)

Paper:

Support Systems to Maintain Building Function Continuity in the Event of a Disaster – A Case Study Introducing the Concept of Rate of Awareness of Important Information in the Central Monitoring Room

Yukihiro Masuda and Koji Akamatsu

Toyohashi University of Technology, 1-1 Hibariga-oka, Tempakucho, Toyohashi, 441-8580 Aichi, Japan

Received:
February 17, 2012
Accepted:
May 26, 2012
Published:
June 1, 2012
Keywords:
business continuity plans (BCPs), building functions, building continuity planning, rate of awareness of important information, central monitoring room
Abstract

In the event of a disaster, it is important to maintain the functions of buildings that will act as a base for operations. Here, we proposed an evaluation method to determine whether maintenance of building functions will be possible in the event of a disaster, and performed a case study on an actual building. Among all the information that is necessary for continued usage of important work space in the event of a disaster, the amount of information that can currently be monitored through central monitoring system is expressed as an index called the rate of awareness.

Cite this article as:
Y. Masuda and K. Akamatsu, “Support Systems to Maintain Building Function Continuity in the Event of a Disaster – A Case Study Introducing the Concept of Rate of Awareness of Important Information in the Central Monitoring Room,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.7, No.4, pp. 368-375, 2012.
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