Tag: Activation

Update #5 on Refugees in the Balkans deployment

This is the fifth update on the deployment for refugees on the Balkan route. Have you met Helena? She’s one of the Leads of this deployment, and she’s our contact with Internews. She is also one of the very first

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Update #4 on Refugees in the Balkans deployment – IMPORTANT

This is the fourth update on the deployment for refugees on the Balkan route. Standby Task force has agreed to support Internews in investigating services and information flows for refugees traveling along the Turkey – Balkans – Germany route. Internews

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Update #3 on Refugees in the Balkans deployment – IMPORTANT

This is the third update on the deployment for refugees on the Balkan route. As you may have read, the current “migrant crisis” is something that will be remembered in the history books. To give you an idea of the

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Update #2 on Refugees in the Balkans deployment

This is the second update on the deployment for refugees on the Balkan route. As many of you already know, a powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck Chile on Wednesday. The Core Team is currently monitoring the situation, and we will keep

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Update #1 on Refugees in the Balkans deployment

This is the first update on the deployment for refugees on the Balkan route. You may have noticed that this update doesn’t come from Ben. As he won’t have reliable internet connection for the next days, I will update you

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End of our deployment for Federated States of Micronesia

Our work to support Young Pioneer Disaster Response in their deployment to the Federated States of Micronesia is at an end. We started with a focus on Information Management and we moved on to produce some rather excellent maps. Both

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Update #2 on FSM/TC Maysak and call for volunteers

When you have been away from the deployment for a while (because you have been asleep for example) you read back through the Skype chat window to see what was happening while you were out. This is a great thing

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Update #1 on FSM/Typhoon Maysak and call for volunteers

Every deployment brings its own challenges and its own. In Nepal, for example, there was the incredible urgency to get information processed as quickly as possible combined with managing hundreds of volunteers within SBTF and in other groups. In FSM

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Deployment to support the Federated States of Micronesia starts 0900 UTC 23 June 2015

Background to this deployment Between March 28 2015 and – April 1 2015 a Category Five storm: Typhoon Maysak hit two states in the FSM. The Governors of both states declared states of emergencies shortly afterwards, the president of the

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Our deployment is complete

We have produced our final 3W reports. The data has gone to many, many humanitarian organisations and will be used to assist and accelerate the coordination of humanitarian groups on the ground. We have processed an extraordinary range of data

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