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Empowering Young Voices Globally in the Fight for Climate Justice

Saleforce Nonprofit

Founded in 2015 by in collaboration with Davos Middle School, Davos Codes believes the voices of the youth need to be front and center in the fight for climate justice. The post Empowering Young Voices Globally in the Fight for Climate Justice appeared first on

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Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

My contribution to the panel is to provide context about the use of social media in emergency and disaster response as well as an overview of some of the tools we saw deployed last year and we may see in the future. Whether it’s direct or indirect content, why do citizens turn to social media in moments of need or disaster?


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How To Use The Flexible Method During A Business Crisis

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Disasters and crises are inevitable, but businesses do not have to face them unprepared,” explains James Burstall , author of the new book, The Flexible Method: Prepare To Prosper In The Next Global Crisis. Among the advice Burstall offers is that when a disaster strikes, he recommends you look beyond your organization for help.

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Corporate Responsibility’s Role During Disaster Response

Connection Cafe

Although we never want to see disaster happen, every company needs to plan for it. The unexpected news of a disaster occurring can disrupt the communities that businesses se rve and where their employees and customers work and live in. So h ow can your CSR effectively plan for disaster relief? .

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Sadly, this week marked the loss of one of the disaster response world’s strongest leaders and advocates. Her leadership also transcended state lines with her work in the Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) during Super Storm Sandy and other disasters.

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The Single Most Important Thing to Prepare for Disasters

Tech Soup Blog

On this 10th anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina disaster, we polled a variety of smart NPtech cognoscenti on the single most important thing charities need to do to prepare for a disaster. Voice over IP phones are probably the most important (and least utilized) technology for that purpose. Here's what they said.

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Cool App Roundup: Disaster and Emergency Edition

Tech Soup Blog

This edition of the App It Up project "Cool App Roundup" highlights different ways apps can be used in disaster, crisis, and emergency situations. Preparing for Disaster. The FEMA app includes preparation guidelines for a variety of disasters, including checklists, safety tips, and local shelter maps.