This guidebook presents the contents of the first Design
Network for Emergency Management (DNEM) workshop
on Design for emergency management. Intended for
emergency managers and other interested parties, this
guidebook provides an easily accessible overview of visual
language, iconography, cognition in emergencies, rapid
prototyping, evaluation and ethics.
Each of these topics warrants a full book and course in its
own right, and neither the workshop nor this guidebook
can do justice to the breadth and depth of these subjects.
However, we aim to introduce you to some key ideas, and
provide you with easy-to-use tools to incorporate these
design concepts into your day-to-day work.