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7.2 magnitude earthquake in Turkey – CrisisCommons monitoring situation

A few hours ago a 7.2 earthquake hit eastern Turkey 16km from the city of Van according to the USGS. According to both CNN (video below) and the AP, there appears to be significant damage. Here is a live stream from Turkish television on the quake. CrisisCommons is currently monitoring the situation and is open to requests […]

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Monitoring: Honshu Quake

***We encourage those who are within the Tsunami warning and watch areas tuned to their local emergency response authorities. *** Update: Technology volunteers outside of the effected area (Canada, India, New Zealand, Switzerland and the United States) are monitoring events in the Pacific Rim. Currently a CrisisCamp Asia Pacific Public Skype Chat has been established […]

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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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Monitoring 7.7 Earthquake off coast of Sumatra

UPDATE: The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center has cancelled the tsunami warning. According to the USGS, a 7.7 magnitude earthquake just struck off the coast of Northern Sumatra in Indonesia. Crisis Commons volunteers are monitoring the situation and are ready to offer our assistance if needed. Please follow our Twitter account and the Twitter hashtag #crisiscamp […]

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NPR’s KCLU Coverage of Crisis Camp

NPR affiliate KCLU did a piece on Crisis Camp on Tuesday, January 19, 2010. We’ve embedded the story below. NPR KCLU Piece on Crisis Camp Los Angeles

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