More on Social Media and Disaster Response from Dennis McDonald

Here are further thoughts from Dr. Dennis McDonald of Alexandria, VA, on how social media applications for disaster response. He clearly (but gently) identifies the gap in knowledge of those preparing for large scale response at the government level and the actual adoption of social media applications within the general public.

Dr. McDonald is establishing himself as a seminal thinker in this important field of bringing information technology to bear on the challenges of disaster planning, response and public information management.