The Role of Information in Disaster Management “Case Study on Disaster Management in the General Directorate of Civil Defense of Jordan”

Mozfi mohammad Al-Amyan


This study aimed to determine the role of information in disaster management operations and to highlight the goals such as “clarification the role of information in crisis and disaster management and the necessity to provide information for the correct and appropriate decisions”, This study is an applied study on disaster management in the General Directorate of civil defense of Jordan, the questionnaire was adopted as the main tool of survey ,the study sample consisted (60) employee from the department of disaster management. the descriptive was used through Review of previous studies on the same subject, Been using the statistical package for the social sciences in addition to descriptive and statistical methods for tabulating data and processed to achieve the study objectives and hypothesis testing set Key findings of the study “there is a clear impact on the work of disaster management in the State provide accurate, clear, comprehensive and fast information, with a high degree of completion of the works without errors.” The researcher also made a series of recommendations, including the role of information and studies on this topic and the need to train workers in disaster management on how to deal with information of her employments in the correct format.


Civil defense; Disaster management; Information; Jordan

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