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Presentations and Webinars


Zika Action Plan Summit Presentation

Date: April 1, 2016

Slides developed and presented by Dr. Barbara Reynolds at the Zika Action Plan Summit applying CERC to the Zika response.

Zika CERC Discussions

Dates: May 17-August 16, 2016

CDC hosted a series of CERC teleconferences related to the Zika outbreak to address the communication concerns of state, local, and territorial health communicators

Leveraging Social Media for Disaster Preparedness

Date: August 31, 2011

This archived webinar describes the use of social media in emergency preparedness, response, and recovery using examples from H1N1, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and the Haiti earthquake.

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Expanding Capacity and Capability: Inclusion of Participatory Culture, Technology and Open Data in Crisis Management
Date: August 24, 2011

Partnerships are essential to improving emergency preparedness planning, response, and recovery efforts. Heather Blanchard, Co-Founder of CrisisCommons, presents how open data connects people and organizations, and helps innovate crisis management and global development.

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Using HealthMap’s Web-based Risk Analysis Tools before and during Public Health Emergencies

Date: August 17, 2011

This webinar shows how HealthMap used emerging data sources for epidemiologic surveillance, social media, and other news media during the 2010 cholera outbreak in Haiti. HealthMap’s experience shows how information flows between multiple scientific and social networks can improve communication and emergency response efforts.

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Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication Basic Principles

Date: August 4, 2011

This archived webinar describes the basic principles of Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication.

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Communication and Public Information in Radiation Disasters

Date: July 21, 2011

This webinar takes you through the key elements of communicating during a radiation disaster. Leeanna Allen of the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) shares CDC research on messaging during a radiation disaster and lessons learned from Japan’s ongoing nuclear emergency