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.
25 Nov 2014
Building Capacities: Best Practices in Asia Pacific – Volunteers and Youth (1/5) The vast majority of human resources of the Red Cross and Red Crescent societies are volunteers. In all their diversity, both young and old, from all backgrounds, ...
Tags: Video, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Youth Preparedness
19 May 2016
Muchas comunidades en el norte de Belice no tienen acceso a necesidades básicas, tales como letrinas adecuadas o agua potable. En una región propensa a inundaciones, esto puede generar problemas de salud e higiene. Juntos, la Cruz Roja Americana...
Tags: Video, Resilience, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)
26 Apr 2015
The eruption of Mount Sinabung on 15 September 2013 left 17 dead and more than 30,000 displaced from their homes. This video features recovery efforts via cash voucher distributions for victims of the Sinabung volcanic eruption.
Tags: Video, Volcano