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Conflict and disaster management in a hyperconnected world - Cooperative. Collaborative. Real-time.

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My paper on networked responses to conflict and disaster delivered at the Regional Senior Leaders Seminar in Cairns, Australia on 19 May 2011.

Text of accompanying paper (including referenced PDF) is available at http://www.acidlabs.org/2011/05/19/conflict-and-disaster-management-in-a-hyperconnected-world-cooperative-collaborative-real-time/

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Conflict and disaster management in a hyperconnected world - Cooperative. Collaborative. Real-time.

  1. 1. Conflict and disaster management in a hyperconnected world Cooperative. Collaborative. Real-time. ptem ber Se 11 20 Up date Stephen Collins, APCMCOE 13 September 2011
  2. 2. February 17...http://www.flickr.com/photos/aljazeeraenglish/5511933316/
  3. 3. March 5... “We requested the SBTF to help with collection of Who’s-doing-What- Where (3W) information and baseline indicators values.” Andrej Verity Information Manager - UN OCHAhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/aljazeeraenglish/5630684228/
  4. 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/aljazeeraenglish/5480086394/ 48100 hours reports
  5. 5. http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2011/03/libya_un_airstrikes_aid_rebels.html#photo18 - Goran Tomasevic/Reuters After-action review “If you go back a couple of years, all of this information probably would have been available, but it would have been seen as noise coming at you in multiple formats. Libya Crisis Map has done an extraordinary job to aggregate all of this information.” Brendan McDonald Chief of Information Services Section - UN OCHA
  6. 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ifrc/4244867964/4 weeksin Philippines
  7. 7. 2 weeks in Haitihttp://www.flickr.com/photos/un_photo/4304387151/
  8. 8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mdmission/5097218556/2 weeksin Pakistan
  9. 9. http://blog.standbytaskforce.com/columbia-earthquake-simulation-%E2%80%93-testing-ground-for-volunteer-mapping-and-response-cooperation/ “The online volunteers ensured that the Libya Crisis Map site could continue to operate, at an optimal capacity. In the end, the site was maintained for three months almost entirely by volunteers.” Andrej Verity Information Manager - UN OCHA
  10. 10. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/need-to-know/security/video-crisis-mappers-mobile-technology-helps-disaster-victims-worldwide/9325/
  11. 11. http://blog.standbytaskforce.com/?p=404
  12. 12. Match needs and responsehttp://www.unocha.org/media-resources/photo-gallery
  13. 13. “The public is a resource not a liability.” Craig Fugate Administrator - FEMAhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/jimgreenhill/4119563981/
  14. 14. Connectedcommunities
  15. 15. Trained volunteers
  16. 16. “Capture and leverage learningsby creating an emergency 2.0 wikito provide best practice advice onhow to use social media and web2.0in all phases of emergencymanagement.” Eileen Culleton Ipswich City Council
  17. 17. Standby Task Force
  18. 18. CrisisCommons
  19. 19. New tools
  20. 20. “... a tool to easily crowdsource information using multiple channels, including SMS, email, Twitter and the web.”
  21. 21. http://vimeo.com/7838030
  22. 22. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ww4f/4546780818/“... an open sourceplatform that aims todemocratize access to toolsfor filtering & making senseof real-time information.”
  23. 23. http://vimeo.com/14553826
  24. 24. “... a flexible humanitarianplatform ... which can be rapidlycustomized to adapt to existingprocesses ... to provide effectivesolutions for critical humanitarianneeds management either prior toor during a crisis.”
  25. 25. http://blog.standbytaskforce.com/?p=480
  26. 26. Networkeffects
  27. 27. Problem?
  28. 28. Low familiarity
  29. 29. Resistance
  30. 30. Can we change?
  31. 31. “We saw the ability of digital natives and the networked world, using lightweight and easily iterated tools, to do something rapidly that a big organization or government would find difficult, if not impossible, to do. The question is: Can we get that same magic to happen when people aren’t dying?” Richard Boly Director of eDiplomacy - US State Departmenthttp://www.flickr.com/photos/volcanojw/4300273817/
  32. 32. Engage with VTCs
  33. 33. Train civil-military personnel http://crisiscommons.org/
  34. 34. Integrateinto exercises http://www.flickr.com/photos/civmilcoe/5040906818/
  35. 35. Further information
  36. 36. Contact me Stephen Collins stephen.collins@civmilcoe.gov.au @trib +61 410 680722 Canberra, Australia
  37. 37. License

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