A rapidly deployable disaster communications system for developing countries

Devendra Jalihal R David Koilpillai P Khawas S Sampoornam Sree Hari Nagarajan Keiji Takeda Kotaro Kataoka
Abstract: We address the problem of designing a communication system for deploying under disaster situations where the pre-disaster communication infrastructure has been uprooted. The disaster communication system is required to aid in rescue effort by providing text, voice, and video communication links between the field worker and the operation center. It is also required to provide some communication services to the affected citizens so that the overwhelming demands made on the communication infrastructure during the times of ...