Disaster response Archive

What’s the Role of Social Media in Urban Disasters?

I'm looking for case studies, articles etc.

In German: Soziale Medien im Katastrophenschutz

A presentation and an article on social media in emergencies in

How Technology Is Already Helping Fight Ebola

6 examples showing how ICT is already helping in West Africa.

You can’t fight Ebola with drones!

Technology can make a difference in emergencies - but only if

Recommended Presentations from “State of the Map”

Recommended OpenStreetMap presentations for disaster responders.

New tools won’t help, if you need to change your nonprofit’s culture

An example of how red tape stops relevant information from reaching

Leaving the Philippines

For the last three months I was in the Philippines, where

Going to the Philippines

Plans change. Instead of staying in Washington DC for the next

Thoughts from the SMEM Congress in Heidelberg

A look at the state of social media in emergency management