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1 Disasters & Humanitarian Crisis the new information age Humanitarian Assistance Symposium Brown University Director, Global Emergency Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Associate Faculty Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Jennifer Chan, MD, MPH March 2,

2 Humanitarian Crisis & Disasters Photo: LA Times/BBC Photo: UNHCR/CNN Photo: Jennifer Chan/HHI

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4 But only 5 months later..... during another crisis Over 70% of new refugees said they lacked information. Image from Communication is Aid video, Infoasaid - BBC media action/Internews

5 INFORMATION FRAGMENTATION GAPS Image from Communication is Aid video, Infoasaid - BBC media action/Internews

6 Photos:Internews

7 NEW information flows challenges opportunities communities

8 Mission Haiti Earthquake

9 Information Explosion filter validate prioritize distributed networks of 2 way communication expectations consent security/privacy

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11 Challenges People & Communities Accessibility, Knowledge & Trust Security & Information Privacy Methods of Analysis Decision to Action Outcomes... & Impact

12 Photo: Jennifer Chan Photo: Reuters

13 Image from Communication is Aid video, Infoasaid - BBC media action/Internews Thank you Jennifer L Chan, MD, MPH,


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