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Standby Task Force is Supporting FEMA in Response to Hurricane Maria

Standby Task Force (SBTF) is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in response to Hurricane Maria providing information on the status of hospitals and roads in Puerto Rico. In support of FEMA and response activities in Puerto Rico, the

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End of our deployment for hurricane Maria in Dominica

On the 19th of September, Hurricane Maria slammed into the island of Dominica as a Category 5 Hurricane, leading to widespread devastation throughout the island. The Standby Task Force was activated by UN OCHA to consolidate and geolocate imagery for

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Standby Task Force is deploying for Hurricane Maria response efforts

On Monday, September 19th, Hurricane Maria started hit the island of Dominica after rapidly speeding up from a Category 1 to a Category 5 hurricane. Prime Minister Roosevelt  Skerrit addressed his nation from Antigua Thursday afternoon, saying the storm was

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We are deploying in support of the Hurricane Irma response

The Standby Task Force has been activated in support of the United States Coast Guard as Hurricane Irma moves towards Florida in the southern United States of America. You can find out more about Hurricane Irma in this Public Advisory

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End of Our Deployment for Hurricane Harvey

On the 25th of August, Hurricane Harvey struck the United States as a Category 4 storm, and wreaked havoc in Texas. The Standby Task Force was activated as part of the DHN (Digital Humanitarian Network) to support First Responder efforts

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Standby Task Force is deploying for Hurricane Harvey rescue and response efforts

We have been activated to support a First Responder Agency with rescue assets to collect information for Search and Rescue efforts as well as Pollution Response data including spill events that lead to contamination. Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast

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#UnaSolaFuerza – the Peru Floods activation

Through the end of March and first half of April, Standby Task Force volunteers engaged in a crisis-mapping and help-desk service initiated by the Innovation Unit of Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros in collaboration with Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia

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Standby Task Force DATATHON

Standby Task Force is celebrating its 7th year! Since 2010, we have achieved great results, collecting data and providing information to support disaster management around the world. This has only been possible thanks to the support of the SBTF volunteers,

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Hurricane Matthew final update

Data from Haiti-SBTF-Hurricane-Matthew On October 4th, we activated in order to respond to Hurricane Matthew. At first, the path of this powerful category 4 hurricane was very unpredictable, but it was soon clear that we needed to focus our data collection

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Hurricane Matthew update 2

Hurricane Matthew has passed through the Caribbean and is affecting the east coast of the United States. It has been downgraded to a Category 3 Hurricane. Seventy volunteers have so far joined the deployment. If you are one of them,

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