#EMAG2011 Use Social Media Now for Emergency Management

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This is the presentation given at the Emergency Management Association of Georgia Training Summit in Savannah, May 25, 2011. It covers the various types of social media communication structures, what the public thinks, expects from the Red Cross Study and then offers major reasons to implement social media now.

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#EMAG2011 Use Social Media Now for Emergency Management

  1. 1. On SlideShare.com <ul>Social Media to Support Crisis Communications </ul>
  2. 2. Social Networks Family Friends Colleagues CoWorkers First Responders Local Government
  3. 3. How Communications have Changed Over the Years
  4. 4. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA. 4 Days Post Katrina http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zXZ-R0mcN0&playnext=1&list=PL6DD285E01968E44D
  5. 6. Crisis Communications, same Means of Communication, changes
  6. 7. alg_submerged-truck.jpg What’s it all about? <ul>Right Information <li>Right People
  7. 8. Right Time
  8. 9. Make the Best Decisions Possible </li></ul>Georgia (Gwinnett and Douglas Counties) Floods 2009
  9. 10. “ We characterize a social network as links from people to other people, groups or information objects. Such objects may be messages, photos, videos, wall postings, notifications, current activities, events, widgets, etc. ” http://www.iscram.org/ISCRAM2009/papers/Contributions/163_An Online Social Network For Emergency_White2009.pdf 2009 - Connie White, Linda Plotnick, Jane Kushma, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, and Murray Turoff. An Online Social Network for Emergency Management. International Journal of Emergency Management 2009 - Vol. 6, No.3/4 pp. 369 - 382
  10. 11. Structures behind Social Media
  11. 12. Following, Friends, Subscribing
  12. 13. Going Viral
  13. 14. 2,920 Followers
  14. 15. 46, 013 Followers
  15. 16. 386,660 Followers
  16. 17. 3,989,897 Followers
  17. 18. Why So Many?
  18. 19. http://www.redcross.org/www-files/Documents/pdf/other/SocialMediaSlideDeck.pdf
  19. 27. NOAA <ul><li>Twitter Experiment
  20. 28. Guest Tim Brice Skype in for 5-10 minute interview. </li></ul>
  21. 29. Skype In: Special Lecturer: Tim Brice National Weather Service develop its Internet presence and incorporating the latest technologies into operational uses. He currently serves as the office GIS and Social Media focal points.
  22. 31. Where is Georgia <ul><li>LEMA
  23. 32. FEMA
  24. 33. DHS
  25. 34. President </li></ul>
  26. 39. Director of FEMA
  27. 43. Homeland Security a
  28. 45. President
  29. 47. 5 Minute Fugate's Testimony
  30. 48. Available August, 2011 http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781439853498;jsessionid=ISj9sYmDatbMBk2jpo4phw**

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