Crisis Information Management

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

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  • Author : Christine Hagar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 228 pages
  • ISBN : 1780632878
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Crisis Information Management

Crisis Information Management
  • Author : Christine Hagar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 November 2011
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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

Crisis Management

Crisis Management
  • Author : Katarina Holla,Jozef Ristvej,Michal Titko
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 27 June 2018
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Crisis management is an interdisciplinary subject field represented by theoretical problems, practical activity, people management and the art of crisis situation solving. Overall, the studies that this publication contains are to provide an overview of the state of the art mainly focused on crisis management cycle represented by certain phases and steps. Topics include also lessons learned from natural and man-made disasters, crisis communication, information systems in crisis management, civil protection and economics in crisis management. We hope that chapters

Intelligent Systems for Crisis Management

Intelligent Systems for Crisis Management
  • Author : Orhan Altan,Madhu Chandra,Filiz Sunar,Tullio Joseph Tanzi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 06 February 2019
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In the past several years, there have been significant technological advances in the field of crisis response. However, many aspects concerning the efficient collection and integration of geo-information, applied semantics and situation awareness for disaster management remain open. Improving crisis response systems and making them intelligent requires extensive collaboration between emergency responders, disaster managers, system designers and researchers alike. To facilitate this process, the Gi4DM (GeoInformation for Disaster Management) conferences have been held regularly since 2005. The events are coordinated

Big Data, Surveillance and Crisis Management

Big Data, Surveillance and Crisis Management
  • Author : Kees Boersma,Chiara Fonio
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 August 2017
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Big data, surveillance, crisis management. Three largely different and richly researched fields, however, the interplay amongst these three domains is rarely addressed. In this enlightening title, the link between these three fields is explored in a consequential order through a variety of contributions and series of unique and international case studies. Indeed, whilst considering crisis management as an "umbrella term" that covers a number of crises and ways of managing them, the reader will also explore the collection of "big

The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Emergency Management

The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Emergency Management
  • Author : Robert P. Gephart, Jr.,C. Chet Miller,Karin Svedberg Helgesson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 09 November 2018
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This volume provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the latest management and organizational research related to risk, crisis, and emergency management. It is the first volume to present these separate, but related, disciplines together. Combined with a distinctly social and organizational science approach to the topics (as opposed to engineering or financial economics), the research presented here strengthens the intellectual foundations of the discipline while contributing to the development of the field. The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Emergency

Information Technology Applications for Crisis Response and Management

Information Technology Applications for Crisis Response and Management
  • Author : Jon W. Beard
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 29 May 2022
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"This edited book a multi-disciplinary perspective on current and cutting-edge research exploring and extending our understanding of the use of information systems and information technology to support responses to crises of all kinds-accidental, intentional, and acts of nature"--

Social Media, Crisis Communication, and Emergency Management

Social Media, Crisis Communication, and Emergency Management
  • Author : Connie M. White
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 September 2011
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Although recent global disasters have clearly demonstrated the power of social media to communicate critical information in real-time, its true potential has yet to be unleashed. Social Media, Crisis Communication, and Emergency Management: Leveraging Web 2.0 Technologies teaches emergency management professionals how to use social media to improve emergency planning, preparedness, and response capabilities. It provides a set of guidelines and safe practices for using social media effectively across a range of emergency management applications. Explaining how emergency management agencies can

Intelligent Systems for Crisis Management

Intelligent Systems for Crisis Management
  • Author : Sisi Zlatanova,Rob Peters,Arta Dilo,Hans Scholten
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 03 December 2012
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There have been major advances in technologies to support crisis response in the last few years. However, many aspects related to the efficient collection and integration of geo-information, applied semantics and situation awareness for disaster management are still open. To advance the systems and make them intelligent, an extensive collaboration is required between emergency responders, disaster managers, system designers and researchers. To facilitate this process the Geo-information for Disaster Management (Gi4DM) conference has been organized since 2005. Gi4DM is

Big Crisis Data

Big Crisis Data
  • Author : Carlos Castillo
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 04 July 2016
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Social media is invaluable during crises like natural disasters, but difficult to analyze. Computer science can help.

Mobile Response

Mobile Response
  • Author : Jobst Löffler,Markus Klann
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 13 February 2009
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Mobile Information Technology for Emergency Response, MobileResponse 2008 held in Bonn, Germany, in May 2008. The 12 revised papers presented together with 2 kenote lectures and 1 invited paper were carefully reviewed and selected from 25 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on emergency alerting systems and indoor navigation, spatial and visual information for site exploration, collaboration and information management, as well as communication and security concepts.

Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management

Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management
  • Author : Claire Connolly Knox,Brittany "Brie" Haupt
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 15 April 2020
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Disasters are complex and dynamic events that test emergency and crisis professionals and leaders – even the most ethical ones. Within all phases of emergency management, disasters highlight social vulnerabilities that require culturally competent practices. The lack of culturally respectable responses to diverse populations underscores the critical need for cultural competency education and training in higher education and practice. Using a case study approach that is both adaptable and practical, this textbook is an accessible and essential guide on what makes

Digital Multimedia: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Digital Multimedia: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 13 September 2017
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Contemporary society resides in an age of ubiquitous technology. With the consistent creation and wide availability of multimedia content, it has become imperative to remain updated on the latest trends and applications in this field. Digital Multimedia: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is an innovative source of scholarly content on the latest trends, perspectives, techniques, and implementations of multimedia technologies. Including a comprehensive range of topics such as interactive media, mobile technology, and data management, this multi-volume book is an

Encyclopedia of Crisis Management

Encyclopedia of Crisis Management
  • Author : K. Bradley Penuel,Matt Statler,Ryan Hagen
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 01 March 2013
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Crisis is varied and unavoidable. We see crisis every day within organizations, governments, businesses and the economy. A true crisis differs from a 'routine' emergency, such as a water pipe bursting in the kitchen. Per one definition, "it is associated with urgent, high-stakes challenges in which the outcomes can vary widely (and are very negative at one end of the spectrum) and will depend on the actions taken by those involved". Successfully engaging, dealing with, and working through a crisis

Crisis Management

Crisis Management
  • Author : Sarah Kovoor-Misra
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 31 January 2019
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Modern organizational crises are complex, diverse, and frequent. Ineffective crisis management can result in catastrophic loss. Crisis Management: Resilience and Change introduces students to best practices for preventing, containing, and learning from crises in our global, media-driven society. While covering the strengths of existing works on crisis management, such as systems, leadership, communication, and stakeholder perspective, this innovative new text goes beyond to include global, ethical, change, and emotional aspects of crisis communication. Using her proven transformative crisis management framework,