New Zealand/Quake 2010
New Zealand Earthquake - Situation Reports and Assessment
--Deborahshaddon 17:40, 3 September 2010 (UTC) On September 3rd, 2010, a 7.2 Earthquake was reported in Christ Church, NZ...
--Deborahshaddon 10:50, 4 September 2010 (UTC) ASSESSMENT: Significant damage, but NO DEATHS REPORTED: http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/09/03/new.zealand.quake/index.html. Also some good images: http://www.crashbang.co.nz/quake040910/index.html
CrisisCommons Crisis community-call-to-action Case-study
We are observing this event to capture the lessons learned of community call to action to help best establish a 'best practices playbook' for steps we take, assessments we do, etc.:
- Jeanie created this to capture phases/steps: http://piratepad.net/TVJLXUdEar
Resources and Activities
Initial Monitoring to establish hashtag convention
- Initial Recommendation (Andy Carvin): #eqnz and #nzquake - (--Deborahshaddon 17:51, 3 September 2010 (UTC))
- Observed: NZ Civil Defense using #ChristchurchQuake NZ Civil Defence Status RSS 188.8.131.52 01:35, 4 September 2010 (UTC)
- Observed: TBD
Resource (help) and News Feed collections
Initial Gathering - News and Information Sources
Some vetting was happening here: http://piratepad.net/DB2jyR5eXe
Initial Guidelines/Recommendations on data to collect (posted from gg)?:
- Who are NZ's biggest twitter stars (those who have the most followers, presence) Nat Torkington (@gnat).
- Aggregator TrendsMap http://trendsmap.com/local/nz/christchurch
- Local Search http://twitter.com/#search?q=near%3Achristchurch%20within%3A50mi
- Twitter Find People New Zealand Christchurch
- Influential/Followers on WeFollow (no tweets 6 hr after) http://wefollow.com/twitter/newzealand
- Emergency management agencies twitter feeds?
- Perhaps that is a task for the news gatherers. *
- Also find the twitpics/flickr?
- BTW - like the lean towards authoritative sources...
- Broadcast and New Media Wikipedia Google News