Posts Tagged: Humanitarian

This is HOT: Open data for humanitarian relief

This article was originally published on It’s HOT in Haiti, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, and other nations around the world. Why? Because Kate Chapman, the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), and many volunteers are improving local economies and creating an open map of the world. At SouthEast LinuxFest, held earlier this year, I learned about HumanitarianRead… Read more »

Help for Haiti Conference Call

In the wake of the devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Haiti Tuesday, many concerned government, NGO and private sector technology folks from diverse organizations are mobilizing to help. I’m especially proud of the fact that some of my friends and colleagues from the Crisis Camp community are leading the charge. If you are a humanitarian assistance,Read… Read more »

CrisisCamp Washington, DC June 12-14 at The World Bank and The George Washington University’s Institute for Politics Democracy & the Internet @ George Washington University

CrisisCamp Washington, DC is part of a global movement bringing together volunteers, academia, non-profits, companies and government officials to share best practices and lessons learned to advocate for further use of technology and telecommunications to assist citizens and communities during crisis. CrisisCamp DC will take place June 12, 2009 to June 14, 2009 atRead… Read more »

You are invited to CrisisCamp Ignite Session at The World Bank on Friday, June 12, 2009!

You are invited to CrisisCamp Ignite Session at The World Bank! CrisisCamp Ignite Session will be held on Friday, June 12, 2009 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. This event will be conducted as an Ignite session – 20 presentations, 5 minutes a piece. Wine and cheese will be provided by our hosts at the WorldRead… Read more »