Paul Conneally:
How mobile phones power disaster relief

TEDxRC2 · 10:57 · Filmed Nov 2011
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The disastrous earthquake in Haiti taught humanitarian groups an unexpected lesson: the power of mobile devices to coordinate, inform and guide relief efforts. At TEDxRC2, Paul Conneally shows extraordinary examples of social media and other technologies becoming central to humanitarian aid.

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Paul Conneally is the public communications manager for the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and a leader in using digital technologies for humanitarian aid. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxRC2, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.



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