In this edition of UN Plaza, I speak with Patrick Meier of Tufts University and the blog iRevolution. Patrick is also co-author of the UN Foundation and Vodafone Foundation Technology Partnership report New Technologies in Emergencies and Conflicts. In the clip below, we talk about the role of social media technologies during natural disasters and humanitarian emergencies.
It’s fascinating stuff that we’ve been discussing on UN Dispatch all week in our Saving Edge series. BBC has more.