Moving Towards Crowd Tasking for Disaster Mitigation

Daniel Auferbauer, Roman Ganhör, Hilda Tellioğlu


Advancements in information and communication technology (ICT) offer new possibilities when dealing with crisis situations. In this paper we present the design for a crowd tasking tool (CTT) that is currently under development.… Continue reading

Volunteers’ Perceptions of the Use of Social Media in Emergency Management

Bjørn Erik Munkvold, Mats Flaten, Robin P. Nguyen


The paper presents the results of interviews with representatives from Norwegian emergency management volunteer organizations on their current use of social media and their perception of the potential for extended use… Continue reading