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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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Twinkles: Sloan Foundation Awards CrisisCommons Two-Year $1.2 Million Grant

Update: Press Release from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars [12/15/2010] We have come a long way together in the last year as a community and a concept, and today the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars was awarded a two year, $1.2 million dollar grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. This grant […]

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Technology Volunteers from CrisisCamp Support RHoK Events

Technology volunteers from across the CrisisCamp community came out to support the Random Hacks of Kindness global hackathon on December 4, 2010. Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) is a collaborative effort of Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, NASA and the World Bank. Three RHoK cities (Toronto, Chicago and Boston) were supported by CrisisCamp organizers. Many volunteers contributed […]

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CrisisCamp This Week

Here are some quick updates on what is happening with CrisisCamp and CrisisCommons this week: Sloan Foundation Proposal and Deliverables: The Crisis Commons team has been busy at work our Sloan Foundation Deliverables. We had a community call a few weeks ago to discuss the actions and the Sloan Trustee Proposal. All hands Meeting Notes […]

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Crisicamp en Duitama

Grupo de openstreetmap Colegio Salesiano Duitama Actividad realizada el día Sábado 27 de agosto de 2010 Muchas veces en mi ciudad, debido a que pertenezco a el concejo de planeación y participo en muchas actividades públicas, me he visto en la obligación de contar de que se trata nuestro grupo, que hacemos y como puede […]

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CrisisCamp European Activities and ICCM

CrisisCamp UK CrisisCamp UK (London and Cambridge) are holding a casual meet-up on Thursday, September 30th, 2010. Guests will include Heather Blanchard and Noel Dickover, co-founders of CrisisCommons.org. Follow the CrisisCampLDN twitter account for more details. CrisisCamp UK was one of the first CrisisCamps this year. Sara Farmer, Chris Foote and Alan Jackson spearheaded efforts […]

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UN Week Digital Media Lounge

We were honoured to present at the UN Week Digital Media Lounge alongside Adele Waugaman, senior director of the UN Foundation & Vodafone Foundation Technology Partnerships; Patrick Meier, director of crisis mapping and strategic partnerships at Ushahidi; Oliver Lacey-Hall, deputy chief of the Communications & Information Services Branch at UN OCHA; Nigel Snoad of Microsoft […]

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What to Expect – CrisisCamp Day

CrisisCamp Day of Learning-Saturday, September 25, 2010 Preparedness matters! Individuals, associations, organizations, NGOs, and companies all plan for emergencies. We set a goal at the CrisisCommons Congress in July 2010 to build more preparedness for CrisisCamp. Won’t you join us to learn, share and collaborate? We plan three main streams of activity: CrisisCamp in a […]

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Global CrisisCamp Day – September 25, 2010

Global CrisisCamp Day will be hosted by CrisisCamp communities in London, Toronto, Washington DC and Calgary on September 25, 2010 to encourage people to lead CrisisCamps and volunteer their expertise and skills at CrisisCamp events to create innovative approaches, resources and tools for crisis response and global development.

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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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