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Amatrice (Italy) earthquake response.

  An earthquake, measuring 6.2 ± 0.016 on the moment magnitude scale, hit Central Italy on 24 August 2016 at 03:36:32 CEST. Its epicentre was close to Accumoli, with its hypocentre at a depth of 4 ± 1 km, approximately 75 km (47 mi) southeast of Perugiaand 45 km (28 mi)

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Louisiana Flood response.

The state of Louisiana is has been hit by what some have descibed as a “once in a 1000 year” flooding. So fra 11 people have died, over 30,000 had to be rescued, there are 8,100 people sleeping in shelters

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Ecuador earthquake response.

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake occurred on the central coast of Ecuador on 16 April 2016. The epicentre was 16 miles SSE of the town of Muisne. As of April 24th 654 people have been killed, over 12,500 injured and in

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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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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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January charity fundraising raffle.

It’s time for our first charity fundraising raffle of 2015! This time we don’t have just one prize, we have 5! Goal Zero, our sponsor of solar powered equipment that we use on all our deployments has donated 4  Torch

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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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