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The M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake: Lessons in Social Media and Communication

At 12.02am November 14, 2016 the ground began to shake on the South Island of New Zealand. The earthquake ruptured along an approximately 180 kilometre length of the coast and displaced the ground horizontally and…

Public in the frontline, streaming disaster details

Jennifer Foreshew  |  From: The Australian   |  October 29, 2013 12:00 AM THE convergence of mobile technologies and geographical data will create more opportunities for community members to contribute to emergency management, an international expert…

Mobile communications improve disaster relief – Reviewed.com

Natural disasters are on the rise. Reported incidents have more than doubled since 1980, and in 2010 alone, the combined impact of earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and other calamities forced 42 million people to flee their…

Effective use of Mobile Apps & Online Space during Disasters

It seems the popularity of smartphones and mobile applications are driving demand for mobile disaster information.  Kim Amos (Chief Executive Officer, Bold Communications) and Mr Rick Hoys (Chief Executive Officer, iApps) recently spoke on this at the recent Australian & New Zealand…
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