Category: Typhoon-Maysak

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 #3 on FSM/TC Maysak and call for volunteers

We’re in the final stretch now. Our deployment ends 22:00 UTC today, June 26 2015. 56 volunteers have signed up and, in that distinctive SBTF way, we have got to know the Federated States of Micronesia from a distance. We

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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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Our deployment to support humanitarian assistance to FSM has now begun

As of 09:00 June 23 2015 UTC Standby Task Force has been activated. You can read more about the background to this deployment. We are providing assistance to YPDR from the Philippines. We will be searching for maps and satellite imagery,

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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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