Lt General Angus Campbell the Chief of the Australian Army and Dr Alan Ryan the Executive Director of the Australian Civil-Military Centre discuss the importance of innovation in responding to international crises.
Discuss the importance of innovation in responding to international crises.
This guide examines the broad topic of communication and its role in a range of different humanitarian and complex emergency situations.
The role that new media and communications technologies have played in the recent ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings, as well as in recent disaster responses, has sparked a large amount of academic and professional interest.
"Social networking and social media are playing an increasingly important role in responses to complex emergencies and natural disasters. The recent ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East have highlighted aspects of citizen-led networking and communication that have captured the world’s attention."