Science & Tech

New Digital Library Provides Emergency Response, Early Warning Data

ADDIS ABABA – National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) launched a new website and digital library that aims at providing latest data about people who need emergency assistance.

The digital library also includes more vital information to help the nation enhance its disaster preparedness and prevention efforts, said the Commission.

The Commission unveiled the digital technologies in the presence of officials of the commission and other stakeholders on Friday.

The digital platform was developed with a view to easily deliver information to pertinent bodies, said Debebe Zewde, spokesperson of the NDRMC.

He said the platform provides information that is vital to enhance early warning systems, emergency responses and rehabilitation efforts.

The service can be accessed via: and it became active as of Friday, May 6, 2022.