7 March 2010

Special issue: Emergency communications and alerting (Wireless RERC conference issue: Making emergency information accessible)

International Journal of Emergency Management 7(1) 2010

Papers from the Wireless Emergency Communications State of Technology Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 21-23 September 2009.
  • Communicating critical information using mobile phones to populations with special needs
  • Communication in times of natural or man-made emergencies: the potential of speech-generating devices
  • Evaluation of emergency egress information for persons who are blind
  • Accessibility of emergency communications to deaf citizens
  • Inclusive wireless technology for emergency communications in the UK
  • Leveraging online social networks for people with disabilities in emergency communications and recovery
  • Enabling the disabled: media use and communication needs of people with disabilities during and after the Sichuan earthquake in China
  • Mobile emergency alerting made accessible
  • State emergency plans: assessing the inclusiveness of vulnerable populations

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