I expect to hear a lot of stories about social technology keeping people connected in the aftermath of Sandy — just as after Katrina. However, I am also expecting these stories to take a twist — we will hear about how neighbors organized self-relief efforts using social media. Social media has been playing a part [...]
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by French Caldwell | October 31, 2012 | 2 Comments
by French Caldwell | January 20, 2010 | 1 Comment
Having grown up in hurricane country, I have a pretty good idea as to the barriers to disaster relief. My hometown of Pascagoula has seen two “storms of a lifetime” in my lifetime and countless other hurricanes and tornadoes. So though I have something to say, understanding the barriers to rapid relief as I do [...]