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Communication and Complex Emergencies Project

Abstract

The Communication and Complex Emergencies Project is a collaboration between the University of Adelaide’s Applied Communication Collaborative Research Unit (ACCRU) and the Australian Civil-Military Centre (ACMC). The project’s main objectives are to highlight the role of communication, including new and social media, in complex emergencies and in support of humanitarian assistance.

The work focuses on ‘what we know’ and in doing so maps out a broad array of knowledge while focusing on the functions, strengths and limitations associated with various forms of media, from social networking and social media to radio, television, print and video. The work has a number of outputs that are designed to support each other, including:

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View the Social Networking, Social Media: an Annotated Bibliography on Academia.edu

View the Social Networking, Social Media: Issues Paper on Academia.edu

Communication and Complex Emergencies: Resource Guide on Academia.edu