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Disaster response in Chile: Public libraries as critical communication and information infrastructure
(Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2012-06-15)
Public libraries, as public Internet access points and as physical and social community hubs, play an important role in the aftermath of disasters. Information and communication resources are critical. Communities also need spaces for regrouping and organizing. The 2010 earthquake in Chile dramatized the emergency value of ...
￼Disaster response in Chile: The critical role of libraries and telecenters
(Technology & Social Change Group, University of Washington Information School, 2012-02-27)
In 2010, a massive earthquake struck Chile, followed by a tsunami that devastated several coastal communities. The Libraries, Telecenters, and the 2010 Chile Earthquake project examines post-disaster information and communication needs, services provided by libraries and telecenters, and how emergency management might be ...