Hurricane Irene 2011

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Hurricane Irene 2011

Hurricane Sandy Situational Map

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Because of the severity of Super Storm Sandy, the VisionLink team has launched a real-time situational map at [link] : Open Red Cross Shelters NOAA projection of the storm path Geo-located Twitter data about the storm Power Outage KML East Coast Traffic Routes As the hurricane continues to move along the East coast and as conditions improve or worsen depending on your location, please be sure to stay safe until the storm has passed.

Help Hurricane Harvey Victims: Where To Donate #HoustonStrong

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Greater Houston Community Foundation Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. If you want to set up a fundraiser to help Hurricane Harvey Victims, you can do that on Everyday Hero. Here’s a good list from Texas Monthly of local charities working the relief efforts that you can also support.

Three Ways To Help Support Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It has been ten days since Hurricane Maria has devastated the Island of Puerto Rico. We have read the harrowing news reports about a lack of food, electricity, and water and people dying.

Geo-Tagged Map Shows Impact of Hurricane Joaquin in Real Time

VisionLink

Map illustrates damage reports as hurricane hits North Carolina. 5, 2015— VisionLink , a community inspired software and consulting company, has developed a free, shareable, real-time, geo-tagged map depicting actual damage reports produced by Hurricane Joaquin.

'Large and dangerous' Hurricane Irene claims multiple lives – USATODAY.com

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Large and dangerous' Hurricane Irene claims multiple lives – USATODAY.com

Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Resources

Tech Soup Blog

Relief organizations and first-responders are working tirelessly to provide aid to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. The staff at TechSoup Global is keeping all those affected by the devastating hurricane in our thoughts as we work to support recovery efforts.

Hurricane Sandy: How to Help

Frogloop

We hope all of our readers on the East Coast are safe and sound after Hurricane Sandy. I also wanted to share Cynthia Samuels, (who runs the Care2 Cause Channel) terrific compilation of resources on how folks can help in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

Google launches crisis map anticipating hurricane Isaac | Fox News

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Google launches crisis map anticipating hurricane Isaac | Fox News : To do its part, Google has launched the new website aggregating info on tropical storm Isaac as part of its Crisis Response project. NPHurricane NPDisasterRelief NPtech

How to Help After Hurricane Sandy

Have Fun - Do Good

Growing up in Mystic, CT, I lived through two hurricanes: Gloria in 1985 and Bob (on my birthday!) Gloria and Bob were "regular" hurricanes. How to Help (Good.is) How to Help | Hurricane Sandy (WNYC) Helping the Survivors of Hurricane Sandy (White House).

How Does Hurricane Sandy Fundraising Compare to Other Disasters?

NonProfit Trends

Disaster fundraising for Hurricane Sandy appears to be lagging other major events, but there is a lot more going on here than initial appearances. Research & Trends Disaster Giving fundraising Hurricane Sandy Online Fundraising online giving

Hurricane Irene and the Nonprofit Social Media Storm | NTEN

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Hurricane Irene and the Nonprofit Social Media Storm | NTEN : We know our friends over at the Red Cross have been expertly using social media for disaster response for years now, but this weekend, with Hurricane Irene set to touch down all along the east coast, we saw many other organizations and government entities reaching out via social media, as well

NYC leverages social media to map evacuation info for Hurricane Sandy | SmartBlogs SmartBlogs

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NYC leverages social media to map evacuation info for Hurricane Sandy | SmartBlogs SmartBlogs : The City of New York utilized its Open Data platform to help residents deal with the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Highlights of the program include a Hurricane Evacuation Map and an accompanying Hurricane Evacuation Zone Finder residents can use to see if their location is at-risk of flooding and plan an evacuation

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Tumblr, Photo Blogger Raise $100K for Hurricane Sandy Relief | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

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Tumblr, Photo Blogger Raise $100K for Hurricane Sandy Relief | News & Opinion | PCMag.com : In less than 24 hours, a joint Hurricane Sandy fundraising effort from Tumblr and New York photo blog Humans of New York (HONY) has topped their goal of raising $100,000 for victims of the storm

AFP: MySpace links users to US hurricane emergency alerts

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AFP: MySpace links users to US hurricane emergency alerts: "NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (AFP) — In what is heralded as the seeds of an Internet-age emergency broadcast system, MySpace has teamed with the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to spread news on hurricanes through users of the online social network.As Hurricane Gustav blasted the US Gulf Coast early this week, DHS officials telephoned.

Harvard University Students Running NYC Marathon in Boston for Hurricane Sandy | BostInno

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Harvard University Students Running NYC Marathon in Boston for Hurricane Sandy | BostInno : On Sunday, Baker and Whitmore, both Harvard University seniors, did their own 26.2-mile marathon, here in Boston, while raising money to support those in need who were impacted by the furious October storm.

Federal Hurricane Response Widget

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The Federal Hurricane Response widget is a web tool designed to help share information during a major emergency with links to authoritative federal government sites on how to get help; finding friends and family; health and safety information; how to donate and volunteer; and a summary of what the government is doing.

Please Help: Volunteers Needed To Help With Hurricane Wiki To Prep for Hurricane Ida

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Source: Weather Channel Alerts 2009 was looking like a very uneventful hurricane season. That is until Hurricane Ida slammed into El Salvador killing 91 people as of this writing. He set up a Ning site Hurricane Information Center.

The power of social media for Hurricane Sandy

ASU Lodestar Center

Any donations that were dropped off at A Family Storage would then be moved in a Cool Box container up to Hurricane Sandy relief centers. We chose to target users who had liked “Charity”, “Charity Events”, “Non-Profit”, “Hurricane Sandy Relief” and many similar variations. posted by.

Text, Don’t Call, for Hurricane Safety

Mobile Commons

As Hurricane Sandy descends on the eastern seaboard, everyone is scrambling to stay safe. People are evacuating low-lying areas, securing loose equipment, taping up their windows. The wireless carriers have another tip. Use text messages rather than phone calls to communicate with your loved ones. According to an article on NBCNews.com , text messages are easier on your phone battery, and don’t tie up network traffic as much as a voice call.

Hurricane Sandy Art Relief: An Interview with Elana Haviv

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Measuring Social Media Outcomes Is Easier than Measuring Hurricane Strength

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While my family and their home dodged a bullet, like millions in NYC, other locations had catastrophic flooding and there was a loss of lives. We learned that it predicting the path of hurricanes is a more precise science than the measuring their destructive force. Source: Nasa.

They Gave to Our Disaster Fund, Now What?

Connection Cafe

In the wake of a disaster, like the recent Superstorm Sandy, many people … Stewardship Disaster Giving Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Irene and the Nonprofit Social Media Storm

NTEN

We know our friends over at the Red Cross have been expertly using social media for disaster response for years now, but this weekend, with Hurricane Irene set to touch down all along the east coast, we saw many other organizations and government entities reaching out via social media, as well. For Hurricane Irene, the Red Cross used volunteers to listen as well as respond in the social media space, to ensure 24 hour coverage during the storm.

Text IRENE to 877877 to report hurricane damages

Mobile Commons

While preparing our own homes for hurricane Irene, Mobile Commons is also working to keep other New Yorkers safe. Yesterday, we developed a mobile database to help residents find out if they were in a flood zone or not.

NNTSP Applies Relief Work for Hurricane Sandy

Tech Soup Blog

Several of the NNTSP partners are combining efforts for a response to Hurricane Sandy. Microsoft has lent their Local Impact Map to the Aidmatrix disaster relief efforts, and in turn, the Aidmatrix NeedsFeed and Local Impact Map are featured on Microsoft’s ReadyReach Hurricane Sandy Response site as well as in communications from leaders such as Microsoft Corporate Citizenship’s Akhtar Badshah.

Mobile Commons Provides Polling Place Locator in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy – A Press Roundup

Mobile Commons

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many polling places throughout both states had to be moved. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy , many New York and New Jersey residents are unsure about where to cast their ballot on Election Day.

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2012 In Review: 3 Key CRM Trends

Connection Cafe

Mars rovers, Olympics, Hurricanes and Elections—oh my! What a year! As 2012 comes … CRM Emerging Trends Analytics big data Mobile social

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Our EveryAction Hero: World Central Kitchen

Everyaction

We had all these amazing volunteers and food trucks and chefs who had managed their own businesses but lost so much after the hurricane and decided that they wanted to offer their time and resources to WCK. We had over 20,000 volunteers in Puerto Rico alone, most of whom were Puerto Ricans who had been impacted by the hurricane themselves. We actually had a Puerto Rican chef impacted by the hurricane who came with us to Guatemala to cook with us.

Disaster Relief Memo to Fundraisers: Lessons for Sandy from Katrina

Connection Cafe

As the East Coast starts cleaning up from Hurricane Sandy, those of us … Annual Fund Stewardship Disaster Giving disaster relief

7 Tips for Quick Response During a Time of Need

NetWits

The first days following a disaster like Hurricane Sandy or other emergencies can be crucial for organizations as they reach out to supporters and request help. Here are 7 tips for engaging with your supporters during a time of need. Email Marketing Online Fundraising Web Design Disaster Giving disaster response

PHILANTHROPY 2173: (More) Tech and #Sandy (part 5)

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PHILANTHROPY 2173: (More) Tech and #Sandy (part 5) : More) Tech and #Sandy (part 5) Still more examples of technology communities' contributions to, and use of social media by, hurricane #Sandy relief efforts. Earlier posts from yesterday and this morning

PHILANTHROPY 2173: (More) Tech and #Sandy (part 5)

AFP Blog

PHILANTHROPY 2173: (More) Tech and #Sandy (part 5) : More) Tech and #Sandy (part 5) Still more examples of technology communities' contributions to, and use of social media by, hurricane #Sandy relief efforts. Earlier posts from yesterday and this morning

Where Social Media Meets Strategy - Forbes.com

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Where Social Media Meets Strategy - Forbes.com: "Sure, Twitter might have helped millions of victims of natural disasters, from fires to hurricanes to the recent Haiti earthquake, but some executives may ask what that has to do with employees. Some say that Hurricane Katrina would have ended differently if it hadn't occurred 'BSM' or 'Before Social Media

Crowdfunded Campaigns For Nepal Are Huge. Is That A Good Way To Give? : Goats and Soda : NPR

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Goats and Soda : NPR : "Crowdfunding was widely popular in 2012 after Hurricane Sandy. Crowdfunded Campaigns For Nepal Are Huge. Is That A Good Way To Give? But the magnitude of mini-campaigns for the Nepal disaster is unprecedented, says Amy Sample Ward, CEO of a nonprofit technology organization called NTEN." 'via via Blog this

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Galveston nonprofit tree organization vies to win $50,000 through online contest - Houston Chronicle

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Galveston nonprofit tree organization vies to win $50,000 through online contest - Houston Chronicle : A community campaign to replace the tree canopy Galveston lost to Hurricane Ike is in the running for a $50,000 project award from Tom's of Maine.

Exploring Disaster Philanthropy: Part 1

Connection Cafe

Whether it be massive destruction from a hurricane, an Ebola outbreak, or a persistent wildfire, the social sector’s approach to disaster aid has traditionally been reactive, focusing on immediate aid.

Exploring Disaster Philanthropy: Part 2

Connection Cafe

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Rita and Katrina , about 22% of total funding went to the American Red Cross (ARC). About 50% of funding at this point for Hurricane Harvey has gone to ARC. Click here to read part 1 of this series.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Jewish Response to New Orleans

See What's Out There

New Orleans had problems long before the hurricane and the destruction only has exacerbated a long list of problems.

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Using Geospatial Maps in Time of Disaster

VisionLink

Geospatial mapping is an increasingly hot topic in large-scale natural disasters, including Hurricane Sandy and the Oklahoma Tornadoes. As technology continues to advance, data mapping is moving from being a powerful tool for specific cases to being a new norm in all disaster relief.