The Evolution of Hastily Formed Networks for Disaster Response: Technologies, Case Studies, and Future Trends

  title={The Evolution of Hastily Formed Networks for Disaster Response: Technologies, Case Studies, and Future Trends},
  author={Catherine Blackadar Nelson and Brian D. Steckler and Jeannie A. Stamberger},
  journal={2011 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference},
Providing communications during disaster relief continues to be a significant challenge. Difficulties associated with communications between responders, disparate agencies and the outside world continue to plague disaster response efforts. Modern disaster response often requires the transmission of various information including text, voice, video and other types of data. One way of providing communications during disaster response is through the use of Hastily Formed Networks. Hastily Formed… CONTINUE READING
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