Below is a curated list of real-time streaming and other links to coverage of the Japan earthquake and Tsunami. Many thanks to Crisis Commons community friends Sophia Liu (@sophiabliu) at the University of Colorado, and Toronto’s Heather Leason (@HeatherLeson) for the heads-up on these. UPDATE: 12:55 EST (17:55 GMT) A embeddable, multilingual instance of Google PersonFinder is now available, as well.Read more
U.S. military forces are mobilizing to support international disaster relief efforts underway in Haiti following the Jan. 12 earthquake that ravaged the Caribbean nation. The focus of the mission is search and rescue as well as disaster relief. All military efforts are in support of USAID, which is orchestrating U.S. government contributions to the relief [...]Read more
In the wake of the devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Haiti Tuesday afternoon, many concerned professionals from relief organizations and NGO’s are mobilizing to help. I’m especially proud that some of my friends and colleagues from the Crisis Camp DC community are leading the charge.
If you are a humanitarian assistance, international development, emergency response or other professional who is looking for opportunities to help, please join a conference call at 11:00 AM EST Wednesday, Jan. 13th.Read more