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Social Media: The New Face of Disaster Response

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This infographic describes social media's role in disaster response. It includes information about the impact of natural disasters in the United States from 1980 to 2010, statistics on how disaster survivors use social media, and examples of use of social media in recovery from disasters including the 2011 tornado season in the United States, the 2011 tsunami in Japan, and Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
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University of San Francisco