A survey of strategies for communication networks to protect against large-scale natural disasters

@article{Gomes2016ASO,
  title={A survey of strategies for communication networks to protect against large-scale natural disasters},
  author={Teresa Gomes and J{\'a}nos Tapolcai and Christian Esposito and David Hutchison and Fernando A. Kuipers and Jacek Rak and Amaro F. de Sousa and Athanasios C. Iossifides and Rui Travanca and Jo{\~a}o Andr{\'e} and Lu{\'i}sa Jorge and L{\'u}cia Martins and Patricia Ortiz Ugalde and Alija Pa{\vs}i{\'c} and Dimitrios P. Pezaros and Simon Jouet and Stefano Secci and Massimo Tornatore},
  journal={2016 8th International Workshop on Resilient Networks Design and Modeling (RNDM)},
  year={2016},
  pages={11-22}
}
Recent natural disasters have revealed that emergency networks presently cannot disseminate the necessary disaster information, making it difficult to deploy and coordinate relief operations. These disasters have reinforced the knowledge that telecommunication networks constitute a critical infrastructure of our society, and the urgency in establishing protection mechanisms against disaster-based disruptions. Hence, it is important to have emergency networks able to maintain sustainable… 

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