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Typhoon #Ruby / #Hagupit update.

As typhoon Ruby was making landfall in East Samar our team members started arriving in Cebu. With people flying in from Winnipeg, Belfast, London, Los Angeles and Sidney there was a worry that flights might be cancelled but luckily everyone

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*WIN* Fundraising Raffle *WIN*

UPDATE: As we only got partway to our goal of raising $3500 we have extended the deadline for this raffle to December 16th. Don’t miss your chance to win and enter now! As part of our ongoing fundraising efforts we

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Increased Philippine participation in upcoming deployment to Cebu.

DTL has always strived to include local volunteers during our deployment. Having local participation has several benefits, it keeps our overheads down, it gives us increased local knowledge and awareness and most of all it guarantees continuity of effort. Not

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Warren Michigan flood relief.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtRqHP-FDlM Disaster Tech Lab has deployed a team to Warren Michigan after receiving a request to provide internet access to an All Hands Volunteers team working there as part of the flood relief effort. The All Hands team was located

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Napa earthquake

Napa (north of San Francisco) was hit by a 6.0 earthquake a few hours ago. There has been lots of structural damage with widespread power and communications outages. No casualties have been reported as of this moment. Disaster Tech Lab

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Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda After action report.

Our deployment in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda drew to a close on April 14th this year. With an estimated 163 days this was Disaster Tech Lab’s longest deployment to date. We’ve now completed our After Action Report. Following are

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Aidpreneur interview with Evert Bopp

The Aidpreneur website did an extensive interview with our founder Evert Bopp recently. The interview gives a great insight into not only what Disaster Tech Lab does, but also what is involved in running and growing an organisation such as

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Moore Oklahoma, one year on.

It is year ago today that a devastating EF5 tornado tore through parts of Oklahoma and devastating the town of Moore. However what escaped most peoples attention is that the damage wasn’t limited to Moore alone. Even before it hit

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April 2014 Baxter Springs KS deployment AAR.

Following the conclusion of our deployment to Baxter Springs Kansas we’ve now completed our AAR (After Action Report). The report can be downloaded here.

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Baxter Springs, Kansas KOAM news footage.

Our team deployed in Baxter Springs KS following the recent tornado there was yesterday featured on KOAM news. As mentioned in the feature, now that we’re restored most of the municipal fiber network and installed a number of public wifi

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