Federal Emergency Management Agency

Universal Access to and Use of Information

Main Content
In the last decade, technological advances in both computer hardware and software have greatly enhanced people's access to and use of information, particularly via the internet and mobile devices. Based on this capability and access, the following trends and drivers have the potential to impact emergency management activities: Internet access expansion; People as both producers and consumers of information; Spontaneous reporting; Crowdsourcing; Increased emergency management use of the internet and social media.
SizePublication Date
Icon for file of type text/plainUniversal Access/Use of Information SFI Driver Paper
18.77KMay 1, 2011
Icon for file of type application/pdfUniversal Access/Use of Information SFI Driver Paper
148.60KMay 1, 2011
Back to Top