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Understanding security situations 

 

Challenge ID

OTM:070

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Title

Understanding security situations

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Theme ID

ON 5.3: Logistics planning and operations - Facility siting, pipeline routing and roads development

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Originator of Challenge

Onshore: OTM

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Challenge Reviewer / initiator

Ardan-Africa

 

General description

Overview of Challenge

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What is the nature of the challenge? (What is not adequately addressed at present?)

In remote parts of East and Central Africa, for example, communication can be unreliable.  When we have lost communications we would like to know whether this loss in communication is down to an incident at the site, or is harmless technical problem. 

When incidents occur on remote sites it is often difficult for HQ to understand the nature of the situation.

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Thematic information requirements

9. Obtain detailed imagery of assets,

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Nature of the challenge - What effect does this challenge have on operations?

There is a risk to personnel and a knock-on cost implication if we can't manage incidents effectively.  As an example, we had an incident in South Sudan where a medic went missing.  We lost comms and it was difficult to understand the situation on the gro

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What do you currently do to address this challenge?/ How is this challenge conventionally addressed?

Use of back-up communications systems, but these require an individual to be available to give situation reports.

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What kind of solution do you envisage could address this challenge?

 

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What is your view on the capability of technology to meet this need? – are you currently using EO tech? If not, why not?

 

 

Challenge classification

 

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Lifecycle stage

Pre license

Exp.

Dev.

Prod.

Decom.

Score from impact quantification [1]

0

2

2

2

2

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Climate classification

NOT CLIMATE SPECIFIC

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Geographic context/restrictions

Generic onshore (Unspecified)

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Topographic classification / Offshore classification

Generic onshore (Unspecified)

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Seasonal variations

Any season

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Impact Area

Health and Safety

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Technology Urgency

(How quickly does the user need the solution)

Immediately (0-2 years)

 

Information requirements

 

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Update frequency

As close to real-time as possible

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Data Currently used

 

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Spatial resolution

 

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Thematic accuracy

 

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Example formats

 

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Timeliness

As close to real-time as possible

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Geographic Extent

district area

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Existing standards

 


 


[1] Impact quantification scores: 4 – Critical/ enabling; 3 – Significant/ competitive advantage; 2 – Important but non-essential; 1 – Nice to have; 0 – No impact, need satisfied with existing technology