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CrisisCamp Bangkok and Mid-marathon update

CrisisCamp Bangkok had their first CrisisCamp as part of our Global Marathon for Pakistan (Pkfloods). After they met the CrisisCamp community on IRC, folks created some CrisisCamp Bangkok social media spaces (Facebook and LinkedIn) to help build their community. Here’s some of the great work they did with our volunteer technical community partners: * Don […]

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CrisisCamp Sydney update – Day 1

In just a little over two weeks of planning and organizing for a weekend of geocoding and crowdsourcing, CrisisCamp Sydney organizers kicked off a rainy Saturday morning with 15 volunteers ready to do what they can to help with the reconstruction efforts in the unprecedented Pakistan floods crisis. Partner organizations that made this event happen […]

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CrisisCamp Sydney on ABC

Martin Bliemel, from the Sydney CrisisCamp, was interviewed by Australian Broadcasting Company news about the work they’re doing for flood relief in Pakistan. In this short clip, you can hear him talk about the potential uses for Crowdflower and Pakreport.org Listen here

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CC Silicon Valley on BlogBeat

Here is a the podcast of the skype interview that Rabia Editor in Chief of CIO Paskistan made a few hours ago about CrisisCommons pakistan flood relief… Check out the video here…

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Marathon Weekend: Toronto Update

It’s about 9:30pm on Friday night, and eight of us are hanging out at the University of Toronto. We spent the first couple hours getting our new volunteers up to speed on all the tools, and attacking some of the SMS Messages for PakReport.org. After a bit of grumbling about excessive scrolling, we are thrilled […]

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CrisisCamp Marathon Weekend

Join us for a CrisisCamp Marathon Volunteering Weekend for the Pakistan Floods. We will be working to assist our friends and partner organizations: OpenStreetMap, Sahana and Crowdmap(Ushahidi). Each individual city may also be working on tasks listed on the CrisisCommons wiki for pkfloods. We’ll be working in a number of countries and timezones with staggered […]

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CrisisCamp London Weekend Update

CrisisCamp London has been going strong for 4 weeks with mapping and managing info for the Pakistan Floods. The small, but determined team has inspired all of us with their efforts to tackle some tough questions. Photos from Spike from this weekend’s camp It was a holiday weekend in the UK, but we still got […]

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CrisisCamp – Silicon Valley for Pakistan Floods

Thanks Silicon Valley We had a fantastic CrisisCamp Silicon Valley. There were 46 people registered and 20 folks attended. First off, thanks to all the great volunteers for sharing your knowledge. Mitchell Baker, Chair of the Mozilla Foundation provided a last minute blog shout-out. Pizza was provided by Dave Jorgensen. George Chamales provided an update […]

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pakreport.org needs your help!

Defense expert George Chamales is attending Crisis Camp Silicon Valley and needs your help with the pakreport.org flood mapping project. Check out dev.pakreport.org/wiki to get started!

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CrisisCamp Events – August 24 – 28th, 2010

It’s a busy week ahead for CrisisCamps this week: Ed note: this may be revised as CrisisCamp activity is growing. Tuesday, August 24, 2010 Taiwan 09:00 – 18:00 DST The camp will be starting at 09:00 DST and will run all day until 18:00 DST. Folks are working on Pakistan Floods tasks in Sahana Eden. […]

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