Social Media for Disaster Management

Social Media for Disaster Management

A Comparison The recent flooding in Sri Lanka and the manner in which it was dealt with, pushed us to analyse the manners in which other countries, especially Asian countries, had dealt with similar situations before, along with how social media was used for the process. So here’s what we found out. Nepal Earthquake 2015 Let’s take a quick look at some of the biggest disasters that were experienced by other countries. A good example to start off with would be the unprecedented earthquake that hit Nepal on the 25th…

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 05/06/2017

Sri Lanka Weekly Social Media News Update 05/06/2017

Here’s our latest social media update on the trending new last week in Sri Lanka and around the world. This week our team wrote about: Our Blogs Flood Relief Sri Lanka 2017 – An in-depth look at the flood relief system in Sri Lanka and the role of social media in it. Did the authorities get it right? Did help reach the affected quickly and correctly? What could we have done better? What Went Viral in Sri Lanka? Flooding in Sri Lanka Heavy rains and winds caused flooding in almost…