Go to the TED community on the internet and look for the contribution of Paul Coneally from 2011
Setting up plans in emergency situations becomes more and more supported by new ways of getting information out of the field. It directly coming out of the field, very recent and it is also coming directly from the beneficiaries. This will have influence on how to set up new emerging plans.
At the end the speaker comes up with the following part: ”The possibilities that new digital technologies are bringing can help humanitarian organizations, not only ensure that people's right to information is met, or that they have their right to communicate, but I think in the future, humanitarian organizations will also have to anticipate the right for people to accesscritical communication technologies in order to ensure that their voices are heard,….”
Which possibilities are described and can you think of more possibilities ?
Do you think that these new digital technologies will contribute to increasing the influence of people in emergency situations on supporting programs for them?Take quiz