Crisis Information Management: Communication And Technologies (Chandos Information Professional Series)

Crisis Information Management: Communication And Technologies (Chandos Information Professional Series)

Crisis Information Management: Communication and Technologies (Chandos Information Professional Series)

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

Review
These post-crisis reports describe information and communication lessons learned from disasters where there are myriad challenges to be overcome., Online Information Review

About the Author
Dr. Christine Hagar is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Library & Information Science at Dominican University, River Forest, USA. Dr. Hagar holds a PhD. in...

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