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GROUP 1 – New Concept: “Helping people help themselves”

In disaster situations it always takes some time before any authorities are able to react. In the meantime, people affected can already start to help themselves and other people. Our mission is to enable communication, co-ordination and distribution of the … Continue reading

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Group 1: Enabling initial communication in a disaster area

Group mission: Enabling communication in ad-hoc networks between people affected by disasters using only mobile devices, sharing information gathered by this network, helping the WHO field teams to support and coordinate health action also with local people, authorities and independent … Continue reading

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Google is tracking flu outbrakes in the U.S.

Check out this service from google: http://www.google.org/flutrends/

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Using the pages on the collaboration wiki as collaborative workspaces for the groups

This is kind of building on Mikko’s post on collaborative platforms and technologies. We were talking about using these pages in the wiki as a place where the groups can collaborate and share material internally in the groups. This could … Continue reading

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