Just Another Communications Tool

Title: Just Another Communications Tool
Format: Journal Article
Publication Date: 2015
Published In: nternational Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Bulletin

In recent years, some EMAs have begun to use social media for a variety of emergencies to relay important information to the public and to engage the citizenry in useful discussions on preparedness and recovery. The findings presented in this article are based on interviews of representatives from 13 emergency management agencies (at the state and local level) in different locations across the country.


Bennett, D. (2015). Just Another Communications Tool. International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Bulletin Volume 32(6).

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