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Untangling Disaster Awareness and Preparedness via Mobile Communication Technology in SE Asia

PI: Assistant Professor Lai Chih-Hui, WKWSCI

Short Description:
The project investigates South East Asia’s mobile communication for disaster preparedness. It will help the Global Disaster Preparedness Centre to determine whether internet-based apps or texting based messaging systems are more effective to engage individuals in disaster preparedness measures.

Grant Amount: US$49,800

Awarded by: American Red Cross

Date of Award: October 2014

Duration of Award: 5 months

Peaks of Excellence: New Media