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Update #5 | Nepal earthquake deployment | Extended until May 6

A short, sharp update We have received 424 applications to join the Standby Task Force since the earthquake hit. We (Joyce in fact) have been processing these as quickly as possible. It’s a really incredible number. Thank you so much.

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SBTF Recognized in Online Volunteer Award for 2011!

The entire SBTF membership is truly honored and proud to be recognized in this year’s International Online Volunteer Award! The official press release is available online here, which includes this video describing the SBTF’s work on the Libya Crisis Map. Sincere thanks

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Libya Crisis Map Deployment 2011 Report

We have just completed the after action review of the SBTF deployment of the Libya Crisis Map. You can view the report here. The entire point of this report is to catalyze conversation and learning. This is a live document since our

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SBTF Wins Technology and Innovation Award for Libya Crisis Map!

[Guest blog post by Gisli Olafsson, NetHope] On August 2nd, the International Association of Emergency Management (IAEM) announced the winners in their European and Global Awards for 2011. The Libya Crisis Map effort received in both the European and the Global competition the first

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Changing the World One Map at a Time

[Cross-posted from Patrick Meier’s iRevolution.net blog] The response to last year’s crises in Haiti, Chile and Pakistan revealed an exciting potential. Volunteers from thousands of miles away could possibly play an important role in humanitarian operations by using social networking

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