The Wiki is back up! It’s in a read only mode (think of a construction zone) for now as we continue to work on it, but you can access the information. If you have a link for the wiki, please change the .org to .eu (It’s part of the temporary fix) and it should take [...]
CrisisCommons is working on improving its online properties. To that end, our wiki page is undergoing maintenance. We’re working as fast as we can to restore it and looking forward to your input and future collaborations with our partners.
We’re sorry to say that it’s that time again! Our wiki is currently undergoing maintenance. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. It will be back as soon as we can make it happen. Stay tuned! .
Strong partnerships, a new era for humanitarian assistance. CrisisCommons is among a group of Volunteer Technical Communities (VTCs) and others who have joined forces to launch a new initiative to bringing together the expertise and good will of software developers and the passion and knowledge of those working in humanitarian assistance. NetHope, GeeksWithoutBounds and CrisisCommons, [...]
The following is a guest post from Francesco Ciriaci on the recent CrisisCamp held in Bologna, Italy in March and the discussions that followed among crisiscampers in that country. Italian Campers joining the conversation The first Italian #SMEM Camp The first Italian Camp on Social Media in Emergency Management took place in Bologna, on the 17th [...]
The Interim Management Team of CrisisCommons strongly believes in transparency and openness. For this reason, about a dozen documents have been uploaded to the Wiki page and made available to the community. Look on the main page under “CrisisCommons Interim Management Team and Community Documents.” The documents are divided in three categories: strategic planning, grant [...]
Solidifying CrisisCommons’ presence oversees … The view from Ireland, courtesy of Evert Bopp (@thenext100k) on Twitter. His debrief of the work accomplished …
I had the great pleasure of having a skype chat with Francesco Ciriaci, co-founder of CrisisCamp Italy and organizer of an upcoming forum on social media in emergency management (SMEM) at CrisisCamp Italia 2012 on March 17 in Bologna. Francesco is a leader in the use of emerging technologies by volunteers in disasters in the [...]
Our Italian colleagues are holding their second CrisisCamp in Bologna on March 17, 2012. The day will be marked by an exploration of the growing trend toward the use of social media in emergency management. The SMEM community is nothing new for CrisisCommons as we have sponsored and organized many meetings on this topic in [...]
A great piece from Emergency Management Magazine with a focus on CrisisCommons. http://www.emergencymgmt.com/disaster/Technical-Communities-Redefine-Volunteerism.html