Posts Tagged: #oilspill

National VOAD and Potential Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Disaster Assistance EMPOWER Webinar

EMPOWER Invites You to Attend a Free Webinar Tuesday, July 27, 2010 – 12:00 Noon EST “National VOAD and Potential Impacts of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Disaster Assistance” The Emergency Management Professional Organization for Women in Emergency Management (EMPOWER) invites you to a one hour, interactive Webinar on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, beginning… Read more »

Real Live Misinformation In Action (Oil Spill Rumors)

I received a link to a youtube video today entitled “Kid with oil stuck on her! Destin Beach, FL.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QwsCHd7Lcg As I watched the video, I sat in total surprise and horror as the videographer walked down the beach covered in bits of oil washing ashore while others sat and played on a normal summer… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Radio Hot Links – June 16, 2010

NOAA launches an interactive mapping tool for the Gulf oil spill Heartbreaking Flickr set – Greenpeace’s Gulf Oil Spill photosServe.gov is seeking trained volunteers to help with the Gulf disasterThursday is Dumpthe Pump DaySan Francisco’s Stamen Design wins a $400,000 Knight News Challenge grant for its CityTracking visualizationsStamen wants your help voting up a request… Read more »

Hybrid 2.0? How to leverage social media for emergency management and response.

For the past three years, I’ve been working in emergency management and social media. As I’ve been focused on leveraging social media tools and technology for use in emergency management and response, the world of Gov 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 has grown up all around me. Transparency and accountability are now synonymous with government activity… Read more »

Shouldn’t the BP oil spill be a crowdsourcing “Grand Challenge”?

Obviously everyone is familiar with the incredibly tragic damage that continues to take place while I write and you read this regarding the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. There will be plenty of time for everyone to weigh in on how this was allowed to happen and not able to be fixed when a solution… Read more »