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Use of Social Media during Public Emergencies by People with Disabilities

John, Morris, James, Mueller, Michael, Jones

Published Literature

2014

Short Abstract: People with disabilities are generally more vulnerable during disasters and public emergencies than the general population. This article presents data on the use of social media and other communications media during public emergencies by people with disabilities.

Key findings: Effective emergency communications strategies need to rely on multiple media types and channels to reach the entire community.

Publication information

Journal/Publication : Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health

Location : North America

Domain/s: Transport and communication

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