[LINK] Designing an influenza pandemic web site for Australia

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Sat May 2 11:46:17 EST 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.
<http://www.pandemicflu.gov/news/rcommunication.html>

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:
<http://www.ramin.com.au/itgovernance/nodutyofcare-the-governance-of-ict.html>

Marghanita
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