Author Archives: EJC

A Guide To Social Media And Emergency Management Exercise Planning

October 20th, 2015 | by EJC

On August 6, 2006, a small earthquake struck the San Francisco area. The event triggered a discussion instantly in a new tool called “Twitter”. In that defining social media moment, two-way communications inspired the public not only to communicate status in real time but also to be active in their own preparedness and recovery planning


Lessons Learned In Nepal – Social Media Monitoring During Humanitarian Crises

October 17th, 2015 | by EJC

Part of ACAPS’ Nepal Earthquake response included a social media monitoring pilot: the team produced fortnightly monitoring reports, with the aim of helping to identify needs, concerns, developing trends and emerging risks among the effected population; and conversations related to the quality and accessibility of aid


‘Salama’ App Aims To Keep Journalists Safe

October 2nd, 2015 | by EJC

Salama was inspired by years of observation of journalists who were attacked because they covered sensitive stories in risky areas without adopting security protocols or procedures. Alexandra Ludka interviews the app's creator, security expert Jorge Luis Sierra



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