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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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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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Virtual Operations Support teams & Social media

Philadelphia Medical Reserve Corps VOST Introduction View more PowerPoint from Jim Garrow

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Twitcident: Delft University takes the lead in making use of social media for incident response

Delft University is now taking the lead in innovative design when it comes to making use of social media for incident response. A group of researchers with Fabian Abel, Claudia Hauff, Geert-Jan Houben, Richard Stronkman and Ke Tao focusing on

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