Crisis Information Management
  • Release Date : 09 November 2011
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 228 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780632872
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Download or read book entitled Crisis Information Management by author: Christine Hagar which was release on 09 November 2011 and published by Elsevier with total page 228 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This book explores the management of information in crises, particularly the interconnectedness of information, people, and technologies during crises. Natural disasters, such as the Haiti earthquake and Hurricane Katrina, and 9/11 and human-made crises, such as the recent political disruption in North Africa and the Middle East, have demonstrated that there is a great need to understand how individuals, government, and non-government agencies create, access, organize, communicate, and disseminate information within communities during crisis situations. This edited book brings together papers written by researchers and practitioners from a variety of information perspectives in crisis preparedness, response and recovery. Edited by the author who coined the term crisis informatics Provides new technological insights into crisis management information Contributors are from information science, information management, applied information technology, informatics, computer science, telecommunications, and libraries