The companion website to:

The McGraw-Hill Homeland Security Handbook (2nd edition)

Welcome To McGraw-Hill Homeland Security Handbook

Learning Resources for Chapter 44

Marc Goodman at Strata 2011 NYC.

Crowd Sentiment Detection During Disasters and Crises: San Bruno Fire a Case Study by Ahmed Nagy and Jeannie Stamberger which will be presented at ISCRAM in April 2012 in Vancouver, Canada.

CrisisCommons Wikipedia. March 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami,

Augmented reality tools for citizenry to improve disaster response and recovery, The HITLabNZ, Director Mark Billinghurst.

Christchurch Student Volunteer Army,

Aleksandra Sarcevic, Leysia Palen, Joanne White, Kate Starbird, Mossaab Bagdouri, and Kenneth Anderson. 2012. "Beacons of hope" in decentralized coordination: learning from on-the-ground medical twitterers during the 2010 Haiti earthquake. In Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW '12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 47-56. DOI=10.1145/2145204.2145217

Mission 4636 crowdsourcing of translation by Haitians, see Crowdsourcing and the crisis-affected community: Lessons learned and looking forward from Mission 4636 by Robert Munro (in manuscript form at the time of this publication)

Qantas Singapore airline crash Twitter PR disaster, see: 

Visit the Roanoke Police Department’s Facebook page at; and the agency on Twitter at