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Mediterranean refugee crisis response.

Disaster Tech Lab has decided to respond to the growing refugee crisis in the Mediterranean by deploying a team to the Islands between Greece and Turkey. These islands are being flooded by refugees from Syria and Afghanistan with thousands arriving

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Interview: Evert Bopp on technological disaster trends.

Disaster Tech Lab’s CEO was recently interviewed by CCTV-Americas

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Oklahoma 2015 deployment update.

  Our current deployment in Oklahoma is now entering its 2nd month. While the initial reason for the deployment were the storms and tornadoes of early May the subsequent widespread and severe flooding has increased the need for our assistance.

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Op White Khyah: WiFi for Nepal 2015

Disaster Tech Lab is deploying a team of IT/Networking engineers to Nepal later this month. During the initial relief effort following the April 25th and subsequent earthquakes it has become clear that reliable & resilient communications are an issue for

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Oklahoma May 2015 deployment.

Following the recent severe weather in Oklahoma recently (resulting in widespread flooding and damage) we have activated a small team to offer communications support to affected communities as well as responding organisations. One of the first organisations that got in

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Welcome Home deployment; Columbia MO.

  Team Rubicon is like us an organisation which sprang from the 2010 Haiti earthquake. In the years since we have rubbed shoulders with them in disaster zones across the world and we have assisted in a number of their

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Launching down under.

With offices in Ireland and the USA we are now taking the next step in our global expansion by establishing an Australian branch of Disaster Tech Lab. Our recent work in the Philippines has resulted in an influx of Australian

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December 2014 Philippines deployment, technical report.

With the end of the December Philippines deployment now just over a month behind us we have completed the technical report for this deployment. Following is a short summary; Mission statement: To provide internet access to the main buildings &

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Give a man internet & he’ll surf for a day, teach him how to network and he’ll email you forever…

A big part of our work is sharing our knowledge and making sure that we leave the communities to whose aid we come better prepared. That means that we teach them to maintain the technology that we provide them with.

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Cebu update December 10 2014.

                Sitrep received from our team in Camp Arapal (North Cebu) this morning: Power has been restored to the camp. 1st Point-to-Point wireless link between hill 1 and main camp is up and

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