This session explores proven methods of communication through social media that could be utilized when traditional media methods are not available. A case review of San Diego’s response to the Southern California power outage in 2011 will be covered. This session also provides an overview of how social media and web-based tools can be used in the event of a disaster now and in the future.
24 Nov 2014
Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management in Tajikistan
Tags: Video, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management
12 Dec 2014
Since the year 2000, almost 1 million people have lost their lives to disasters caused by natural hazards. 2 billion people have been affected. 1 trillion dollars in damage was caused. Every one dollar spent on preparing for disasters could save seve...
Tags: Video, PAPE
24 Dec 2014
The MENA Urbanization Knowledge Platform (MENA UKP) team is proud to launch a series of six video blogs on the resilience of cities in MENA and beyond. These interviews see city leaders, decision-makers, development experts, academics, private secto...
Tags: Video, Resilience, Urban Risk Reduction