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We have been activated The deployment starts 1200 UTC Sunday December 6 2015 and will run until 1200 UTC Sunday December 20 2015. NetHope teams are installing WiFi Internet services for refugees. They need information about where refugees are gathering …

The Standby Task Force has been activated to support NetHope’s work to support refugees in Europe Read More »

UPDATE: 1400 UTC Tuesday 27 October Stand down for Afghanistan – Pakistan earthquake October 2015 It is unlikely that SBTF will be activated to support the response to the Badakshan earthquake. The Pakistan government has indicated that it does not …

Afghanistan – Pakistan earthquake: we are preparing in case of activation Read More »

Here is a quick update on where the core team thinks we are at 1400 UTC. initial reports are positive with less damage and lower loss of life than feared there is still a risk of flooding and landslip we are …

Update on SBTF in relation to Hurricane Patricia Read More »

Hurricane Patricia Hurricane Patricia is a very significant system currently heading for Mexico. http://www.gdacs.org/report.aspx?eventtype=TC&eventid=1000231&episodeid=13 http://www.weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/hurricane-patricia-mexico-coast It is expected to make landfall later this evening local time (0000 UTC) Getting ready, just in case We are making preparations in case we …

Standby work for Hurricane Patricia Read More »

Our work to support Internews in investigating services and information flows for refugees traveling along the Turkey – Balkans – Germany route is now at an end. Helena, the whole Core Team and I would like to thank every single …

End of our Refugees in the Balkans deployment Read More »

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This is the sixth update on the deployment for refugees on the Balkan route. I will keep it short, I promise. Our deployment ends 18:00 UTC, September 23rd, 2015. This means that we are in the final stretch now. It’s …

Update #6 on Refugees in the Balkans deployment Read More »

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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 …

Update #5 on Refugees in the Balkans deployment Read More »

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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 …

Update #4 on Refugees in the Balkans deployment – IMPORTANT Read More »

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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 …

Update #3 on Refugees in the Balkans deployment – IMPORTANT Read More »

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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 …

Update #2 on Refugees in the Balkans deployment Read More »

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