smem Archive

Between Hype and Frustration: Social Media in Emergencies

A practical approach to social media in emergencies.

Technology without capacity pretty useless, study finds

Technology cannot solve fundamental communication issues.

10 Years After Katrina: Would Social Media Have Made a Difference?

How far has social media in emergency management come in the

When Disaster Strikes: Social Media Drives Self Recovery

NGOs need to embrace that communities increasingly coordinate their recovery via

How ICT is Helping Nepalis Around the World Respond to the Earthquake

A personal account of the role of technology in the Nepal

Book Review: Digital Humanitarians

A comprehensive overview of how technology is changing disaster response.

Link List: Social Media, ICT and the Nepal Earthquake

The earthquake in Nepal is showing how ICT and social media

Social Media: Heaven or Hell?

Join me online at #huco2015 on Friday.

How Social Media is Changing Communication in Emergencies

Why it's time for disaster responders to embrace social media.