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March 2014 Arapal Camp: communication, medical care & resilience.

On March 3rd a two-man team flew from Ireland via Manila to Cebu in the Philippines for a short 1 week deployment in Arapal Camp. Their mission was to assess the ongoing communications project and plan the implementation of further

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Sea Rescue

We just received a report from our team in Bantayan who were involved in a sea rescue today: This morning while we were waiting to begin our training for BVERT volunteers we received an emergency call that the persons ferry

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Loss of focus?

We’ve received some comments since we started our Philippine deployment early December asking why we were providing medical services in the Philippines and what has happened to our work in the area of building WiFi networks to provide emergency communications?

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Bigger, better, faster, more!

It’s been sort of quiet on this blog for the last few months. However that doesn’t mean that nothing has been happening. To the contrary, there are lots of things going on behind the scenes! We do not want to

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FEMA Think tank @ White House!

On February 5th the Disaster Tech Lab founders (@TheEvertBopp & @Mrs_Bopp) travelled from Ireland to Washington DC to attend a Think-event in the Eisenhower Executive building (part of the White House campus) organised by the FEMA Innovation Team. Disaster Tech

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Hurricane #Sandy response update

It’s been 9 days since our last update¬†outlining our work as part of the hurricane Sandy disaster response work. Since then we have done some more fine tuning and trouble shooting at the Saint Francis De La Sales command post

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