Month: December 2018

The Impact of Fake News

Share this: This ‘Emerging Issues’ piece explains the relevance of fake news to the aviation industry, in response to new technologies and participatory communication. Using the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic eruption and the MH370 disaster, it assesses the impact of fake news on trust and resilience, and examines reasons for its initiation and spread. Finally, fake news […]

European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction (Rome, 21-23 November 2018)

Share this: GSDM’s director, Katja Samuel, recently participated in the European platform review of the Sendai Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in Rome organised by the United Nations Office on Disaster Risk Reduction (Europe and Central Asian office). In addition to participating more generally in the Forum’s discussions, she moderated the session on ‘Understanding man-made and technological […]

International Disaster Response and International Security Expo (London, 28-29 November 2018)

Share this: GSDM recently participated in the first International Disaster Response (IDR), combined with the established annual International Security (ISE) expo which took place in London 28-29 November. Law as an important under-utilised tool of disaster risk mitigation. It was an opportunity for GSDM to discuss and showcase the breadth and depth of its extensive […]

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