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ICT and Disaster Preparedness: A Nepalese Case Study

In today’s ICT4D class we explored the use of technology during emergencies. While I was initially aware of ICTs for the purpose of humanitarian efforts following a disaster or country emergency, I was not completely versed in the potential that ICT has during before and during the actual emergency event. 333 more words

Disasters & Humanitarian Response

Survivor Becomes Life-long Volunteer

When I was thirteen years old I was a disaster survivor.  My family was camping along a river in Maine, an antiquated dam miles from the site gave way and three families were cast from their sleeping bags into a raging river.   293 more words


Reflections on Prayer, Fellowship, and Disaster Response

I traveled to two other states this past week in connection with ministry training and preparation. Speakers told us of their ministry to victims of hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis and bombings. 150 more words

4th Haiyan/Yolanda Outreach (1st Leg: Pastrana, Leyte)

By Pastor Glem Melo

The Lord blessed our 4th outreach to Haiyan/Yolanda victims-survivors. The 1st leg of our 5-day journey was in Pastrana, Leyte. It was my joy and privilege to visit, fellowship with, minister God’s word to and pray for our brothers and sisters at Christ Baptist Church in the supertyphoon-devastated municipality. 91 more words

Disaster Response


As Cyclone Ita has gathered strength in the Coral Sea, the MDO for Far North Queensland based in Cairns, Dr Jo Wills, has been liaising with groups across the far north region to provide advice and assistance as they prepare for its arrival. 381 more words

Volunteer Safety

After a disaster, it’s not uncommon for people to turn out in large numbers to help victims, clear debris, and assist with other tasks to aid the community. 498 more words

Beautiful in its simplicity

It has been my experience that the bigger an organization gets the more complex and far reaching their CSR programs become. Some of this may stem from necessity, more products and more customers means higher expectations, some may stem from internal pressure, more people with input and decision making power, or some may just be because you have more budget (lucky you!). 242 more words