A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management by Adam S. Crowe

By Adam S. Crowe

New applied sciences and verbal exchange instruments have replaced how the general public prepares and reaction to emergencies and failures in the group. regardless of troubling concerns like international weather swap, neighborhood crises, and worldwide fiscal recession, advances in GIS and spatial applied sciences, the social media and real-time communications in the course of a hindrance, simulation and modeling applied sciences, or even the potential use of drones and robots in seek and rescue are between many attainable suggestions greater preparedness. This publication addresses new and rising traits and applied sciences that may aid emergency managers and groups larger arrange for rising threats and destiny disasters.

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This event represented the first time documentation about an emergent event was first reported on Twitter rather than on traditional or cable news networks [38]. In all three cases and in similar events, the use of social media systems was solely by citizens. Formal volunteer groups and government entities more often than not ignored these complications or merely reacted retroactively to the implications presenting themselves. While this level of public involvement in social media systems has only continued to increase, the next phase of utilization was the application of social media and related digital systems by organized and spontaneous groups of volunteers.

Interestingly, this collective shift toward increasing openness and corresponding transparency is not limited to information about an individual and/or his or her friends. Specifically, there is a growing desire for ad hoc transparency—particularly in government—for all types of information including financial, governance, and public safety data. When this expectation is not fully addressed, it puts secured information and data at risk. 6) both illegally released classified files from various government agencies including the NSA.

Pew Research Internet Project. org/fact-sheets/mobile-technology-fact-sheet/. Accessed March 19, 2014. ” (2013). Digital Buzz Blog. com/infographic-2013-mobile-growth-­ statistics/. Accessed March 19, 2014. ” (2014). Social Media Today. com/gonzogonzo/2136276/facebook-turns-10-tenfacts-consider. Accessed March 20, 2014. Wholsen, Marcus. (2014). ” Wired. cid=16983574. Accessed March 20, 2014. 18. Rapaport, Richard. (2014). ” Edutopia. org/digital-generation-divide-connectivity. Accessed March 20, 2014.

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