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Online tools can help people in disasters, but do they represent everyone?

An aerial view shows the path of destruction caused by a tornado that touched down in Washington, Illinois, November 18, 2013. A fast-moving storm system triggered multiple tornadoes on Sunday that killed at least six people and flattened large parts of a town in Illinois as it tore across the Midwest, authorities said. REUTERS/Jim Young  (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - GM1E9BJ0EK201

We need to ensure that new forms of disaster mitigation tools help everyone. Image: REUTERS/Jim Young

Billy Tusker Haworth
Lecturer in GIS and Disaster Management, University of Manchester
Christine Eriksen
Senior Lecturer in Geography and Sustainable Communities, University of Wollongong
Scott McKinnon
Vice-Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Wollongong
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