Kim Stephens discusses this on idisaster under the posting: Five SMEM Observations and Recommendations From Hurricane Sandy
#1: Citizens will use social media to ask for emergency assistance during large-scale disasters.
#2: People want hyper-local information.
#3: Citizens WILL BE viewing your content on mobile devices.
#4: People need to be able to charge their phones!
#5: Social Media works during disasters.
Emergency and disaster response officials now need to consider this fact in their planning for response and rescovery.