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The reach of social media in disaster response scenarios.

Following the recent Boston bombings there has again been a lot of discussion on the role which social media plays as part of the dissemination of information and advice following disasters and public safety incident. The discussions this time has

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Hurricane Sandy Communications crowdmap.

Hurricane Sandy brought along a need for another crowdsourced, Crisiscamp type effort to support & coordinate response work. After being plugged into the “VTC Coordination room” on Skype for the last 24 hours and tracking all the reports, initiatives while

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A reminder: the shift in emergency communications is far from complete

Over on the Emergency Management website I came across this excellent article by Patrice Cloutier. By Patrice Cloutier In the recent weeks, I’ve been deployed to the sites of major incidents to help coordinate emergency information and support command as

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