CrowdHelp: A crowdsourcing application for improving disaster management

@article{Besaleva2013CrowdHelpAC,
  title={CrowdHelp: A crowdsourcing application for improving disaster management},
  author={Liliya I. Besaleva and Alfred C. Weaver},
  journal={2013 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)},
  year={2013},
  pages={185-190}
}
Emergency resources are often insufficient to satisfy fully the demands for professional help and supplies after a public disaster. Furthermore, in a mass casualty situation, the emphasis shifts from ensuring the best possible outcome for each individual patient to ensuring the best possible outcome for the greatest number of patients. Historically, various manual and electronic medical triage systems have been used both under civil and military conditions to determine the order and priority of… CONTINUE READING

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