Responding agencies geo-target affected populations directly as well as through the usual social media channels.

Some of the benefits?

Agency:

  • Update one platform only; saves time
  • Define and control hashtag for each emergency: minimise misinformation
  • ‘Listen’ to other locally alerting agencies: improve situational awareness, maximise resources
  • Reach communities, individual by individual: reassures and strengthens relations

 

Citizen

  • Trustworthy source of vital information -increases confidence
  • Provides a complete overview; ensures better decisions
  • Relevant, timely information straight to device; saves lives & livelihoods
Date: novembre 3 Category: Public warning