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NPR on CrisisCamp: Helping Haiti With Tech, Texts & Tweets

National Public Radio’s All Tech Considered radio feature and website referenced our CrisisCamp/CrisisCommons community’s work in Washington, DC; Brooklyln, NY; Los Angeles and Silicon Valley/San Francisco, CA for Haitian relief this past weekend. It should also be noted that NPR’s own Social Media Director, Andy Carvin played a major role in helping to organize and coordinate some the the key volunteer project work, as well as outreach to critical NGO’s (Non-Government Organizations.)

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Help for Haiti: Conference Call

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.

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