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SBTF – NERP Activation – Phase 2

SBTF – NERP Activation – Phase 2 February 23rd  2015 Standby Task Force is officially deploying in response to a request from NetHope to assist with media monitoring, data mining and verification for the Ebola response in Liberia. Deployment timeframe:

Free GIS and Mapping Course

Hello, One of our goals in the Standby Task Force is to help our members develop skills for collecting and mapping data. For those of you who wish to learn how to create maps in ArcGIS, here is a free 4-week

The UN Dispatch highlights the Standby Task Force

The UN Dispatch is blog from the United Nations Foundation. Their posts inform readers worldwide of global initiatives, important topics and the latest news in the humanitarian field. Their latest post features the Standby Task Force! This January 2015 issue,

You Can Help the Victims of Super Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit)

Super Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) made landfall in the Philippines. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Manila has activated the Digital Humanitarian Network. Standby Task Force have deployed and are responding. We are using MicroMappers

Enduring the world’s loss – July 2014

Our world endured a dramatic amount of suffering and loss of life this week. We offer our condolences to those who lost countrymen, colleagues, loved ones and friends. Through it all, we continue to believe that compassion and generosity is

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