TITLE

Quake quotes

AUTHOR(S)
Sussman, Vic
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/31/94, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how on-line communications between strangers were common in the wake of the January 1994 Los Angeles earthquake. Spontaneous earthquake-support groups and information centers which popped up on the Internet and online services hours after the initial jolt; How Internet has proved its usefulness for emergency action in the civilian world.
ACCESSION #
9401267536

 

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