Best TED Talks about Emergency Management

Here are three very interesting videos about different fields of emergency management. You will find a short description of each video under every title.

Good viewing !

The Secret to Successful Crisis Management in the 21st Century :

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQGEPEaEWtg

Melissa Agnes, consultant in crisis management, raises several interesting points about :

– How real time and mobile technologies have changed the crisis management field. People now share on social medias what’s happening around them in a crisis even before calling for help.

– These technologies have created a new challenge for the emergency team which is to manage real time communication challenges besides the crisis operations.

– Nowadays, successful crisis management depends on: Team ability to manage those real time challenges

– Emergency teams must determine How, When and Where they have to communicate in a crisis.

How to step up in the face of disaster:

ONeil

https://www.ted.com/talks/caitria_and_morgan_o_neill_how_to_step_up_in_the_face_of_disaster#t-2741

Following a tornado in Massachusetts, two sisters of the area took in charge the coordination of response disaster. Since then, they give some training to communities that get prepared for a disaster. See how they help their community after the tornado and tools that they have developed until now.

Digital humanitarianism:

digital

https://www.ted.com/talks/paul_conneally_digital_humanitarianism

See how our highly connected world has changed disaster response. How social medias and other technologies have become central to humanitarian aid especially in the case of the Haiti earthquake.

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