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Lunch & Learn Series – Using Social Media to Measure Evacuation Responses to Natural Disasters


Date: Time: 12:30 pm–2:00 pm
Contact: Kali Patterson, (402) 472-5975,
For March’s Lunch and Learn Series event, Dr. Zack Almquist, University of Washington, will present “Using Social Media to Measure Evacuation Responses to Natural Disasters: Insights from a Large-Scale Facebook Survey Following the 2019 Australia Bushfires.” In this talk, Dr. Almquist will introduce a novel method of data collection for post-disaster displacement and examine its application to the specific case of the 2019-2020 Australian Bushfires.

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Due to precautions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be livestreaming and recording the event. You can register, and receive your unique connection information, for this event by using the following link:

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This event originated in Rural Drug Addiction Research Center.