Tag Archives: Christchurch

Project update for the Christchurch Recovery Map

This update contains lots of information. That’s because it was a great day for the project. It was our first face to face meetup, which was really cool. http://eq.org.nz continues to strengthen. Thanks again to all of the volunteers for making this such a great service. If you wish to volunteer for this effort, please […]

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How the Eq.org.nz site came about to help with the Christchurch earthquake

Johnny Diggz from Geeks without Bounds coined it the Crisis Voltron. Within an hour after the earthquake in New Zealand, christchurch.crowdmap.com was launched, piratepad.net (collaboration tool), a blog post circulated, multiple tweets sent and a skype group chat formed. We connected volunteers from New Zealand, United States, Canada and around the world including people from […]

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CrisisCampNZ : brief update

CrisisCamp NZ is progressing well.  http://eq.org.nz is expanding its role. The site is now providing the following services: People Finder Google is now promoting the official URL for its people finder to be http://eq.org.nz/finder. The tool is a public database, where people enter either names of persons they are looking for, or if they have information about someone. […]

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Update from CrisisCampNZ volunteers

CrisisCamp NZ has been coordinating http://eq.org.nz in response to the New Zealand earthquake. This email explains what the site has been doing and how to help if you would like to. About Eq.org.NZ Things that we have received feedback on: a diabetic has thanked us for telling her where to get her insulin parents finding […]

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Monitoring 6.3 earthquake near Christchurch, New Zealand – Updated

CrisisCommons is currently coordinating our efforts over Skype, on our a dedicated Wiki page and along with Ushahidi reporting on the situation at http://eq.org.nz There has been a major aftershock / earthquake in New Zealand centered near Canterbury / Christchurch, which suffered a devastating 7.0 earthquake in September 2010.The USGS has the quake at 6.3 (the Australian […]

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