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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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Vanuatu deployment sitrep March 30.

Our first team member has been on the ground for 24 hours and has established contact with local partners as well as other responding organisations. Meeting with CNS (local IT company in Port Vila), they are providing DTL with equipment

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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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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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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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Disaster Tech Lab partners with US based aviation company.

  Following is a press release that we send out last week: Recognising the potential of airborne platforms during disaster response Sentinel Air LLC and Disaster Tech Lab have entered into a partnership. UAV’s and other airborne platforms are currently

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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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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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SURVEY: Irish response to Storm Darwin.

Last month Ireland was hit by extremely bad weather causing widespread flooding and damage. In an attempt to get an impression of the amount of damage/flooding and most of all how people became aware of the damage we have put

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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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