41 minutes | Feb 17th 2020

Heroes of the Joplin Tornado

On this episode, we talk to #SMEM (Social Media in Emergency Management) pioneer Rebecca Williams, who, along with her daughter Genevieve, provided a new model for the way we communicate after disasters.

Moved to action by the deadly 2011 tornado in Joplin, MO, they were the first to use social media, particularly Facebook, to share disaster information and resources with the public in an organized, well-coordinated manner.

Links
Twitter – https://twitter.com/joplinmotornado
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/joplintornadoinfo/

Podcast – https://sitchradio.com/our-shows/disaster-heroes/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/DisasterHeroes
Twitter – https://twitter.com/DisasterHeroes
Web – https://www.disasterheroes.com/
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