RESCUE research on social media use in emergencies

About RESCUE

Project description

RESCUE is a research project funded by the SAMRISK II (Social security) program of The Research Council of Norway. RESCUE is an acronym for Researching Social Media and Collaborative Software Use in Emergency Situations. RESCUE was kicked off in September 2014 and will last until September 2017.Read more about the project description

Mission

RESCUE will develop new knowledge of social media emergency communication and on this basis develop recommendations and tools for using social media and methods for evaluating social media content during emergencies. Read more about the objectives.

Concept

The RESCUE project comprises six work packages. The work packages relate to one another and to the management structure. Read more about the concept.