27 February 2014: COSMIC project will organise the regional stakeholder workshop in University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The objectives of the workshop are as follows:
- Identification of methods and techniques, based on “New Media”, as used in the Netherlands, to improve the assistance to citizens (including search and rescue ) during and immediately after a disaster. Especially focused on two processes : alerting citizens and giving perspective (risk- and crisis communication) and engaging citizens , for example by the police .
- Get an overview of the ( scientific ) knowledge of the effects / impact of these methods during crises.
More information (in Dutch) is available here.