Category Archives: Emergency

Collective Response of Human Populations to Large- Scale Emergencies

Despite recent advances in uncovering the quantitative features of stationary human activity patterns, many applications, from pandemic prediction to emergency response, require an understanding of how these patterns change when the population encounters unfamiliar conditions. To explore societal response to … Continue reading

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Thinking in an Emergency

Elaine Scarry – Immediately following the tsunami itself he had a story about people trying to get to higher ground, to a higher floor of a shelter, and the stairway being blocked by elderly people who couldn’t climb the stairs: … Continue reading

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