[LINK] Designing an influenza pandemic web site for Australia

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Sat May 2 11:46:17 AEST 2009

Tom Worthington wrote:
> I have set students of "Networked Information Systems" 
> (COMP2410/6340) at the ANU the task to design a influenza pandemic 
> web site for the Australian public. As I have been teaching them to 
> design emergency web sites, this seemed a timely topic. There is an 
> excerpt from the assignment question appended, and a longer version 
> with links, on my blog at: 
> <http://www.tomw.net.au/blog/2009/05/designing-influenza-pandemic-web-site.html>.

This site provides guidance for media...we need a policy for websites.
> Communicating Risks in an Emergency
> It is important during an emergency event to convey complex information 
clearly and simply. The communication resources on this page provide information
about crisis, emergency, and pandemic flu risk communications.

Governments could require google and other online advertising
services to disseminate public service advertisements during emergencies.
Perhaps there is even a "duty of care" for them to do this:

Marghanita da Cruz
Phone: (+61)0414 869202

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