Person Finder: 2015 Nepal Earthquake

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Person Finder: 2015 Nepal Earthquake : 'via Blog this

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Ads will target Internet Week for Nepal donations

AFP Blog

Ads will target Internet Week for Nepal donations : "New initiative will use targeted ads to raise money for Nepal earthquake relief" 'via Blog this

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Nepal Earthquake Roundup: Emergency Fundraising Attention Cycle

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” Nancy Schwartz has an fantastic blog post offering expert advice on how nonprofits should communicate during a crisis, using the situation in Baltimore and the Nepal Earthquake as hooks to offer some recommendations. Image Source: ntegrity.

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Humanitarian OpenStreetMap helps Nepal earthquake response | Opensource.com

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Humanitarian OpenStreetMap helps Nepal earthquake response | Opensource.com : " One interesting effort has been from the crowdsourced mapping community, especially on OpenStreetMap.org, a free and open web map of the world that anyone can edit (think the Wikipedia of maps.)

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Telecom operators slash call rates to quake-hit Nepal - The Economic Times

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Telecom operators slash call rates to quake-hit Nepal - The Economic Times : 'via Blog this

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Nepal earthquake to 'Bruce Almighty' cat: Does crowdfunding help or hurt? | CBCNews.ca Mobile

AFP Blog

Nepal earthquake to 'Bruce Almighty' cat: Does crowdfunding help or hurt? CBCNews.ca Mobile : 'via Blog this

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How 'Crisis Mapping' Is Shaping Disaster Relief in Nepal

AFP Blog

How 'Crisis Mapping' Is Shaping Disaster Relief in Nepal : "Answering those questions is the goal of crisis mapping, which has become an important assist to first responders in Nepal as they try to untangle logistics and respond to needs for medical care, shelter, and food and water since calamity struck last Saturday." 'via

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A Force for Good: How Digital Jedis are Responding to the Nepal Earthquake | iRevolutions

AFP Blog

A Force for Good: How Digital Jedis are Responding to the Nepal Earthquake | iRevolutions : 'via Blog this

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Bikers ride for Nepal, raise donations online - The Times of India

AFP Blog

Bikers ride for Nepal, raise donations online - The Times of India : "Namma Kudla bikers' hearts beat for the quake-ravaged Nepal. A group of 25 cyclists on Sunday morning set out on a 30km journey to raise funds for the resettlement and rehabilitation of people in some of the worst quake-hit regions of the Himalayan nation. " 'via Blog this

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Facebook Donate Button Raises $15 Million for Nepal - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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Facebook Donate Button Raises $15 Million for Nepal - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : "A simple call to donate appearing in Facebook’s news feeds for one week raised more than $15 million from 754,000 people for relief efforts in earthquake-shattered Nepal, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Friday. "I I want to thank everyone in our community for coming together to support those affected by the Nepal earthquake," Mr. Zuckerberg said in a post on his Facebook page." 'via

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Ohio State professor uses satellite images to aid Nepal relief effort | The Columbus Dispatch

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Ohio State professor uses satellite images to aid Nepal relief effort | The Columbus Dispatch : "But after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake rocked Nepal on April 25, killing more than 7,000 people and injuring at least 14,000 more, Howat and one of his colleagues, a researcher at the University of Minnesota, realized that the technology they use could help relief efforts." 'via

Facebook to match your donations to Nepal relief efforts after massive quake

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Facebook to match your donations to Nepal relief efforts after massive quake : "Facebook is urging its members to donate to the emergency response teams responding to the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck near Kathmandu, Nepal, over the weekend — and the social network will match contributions up to $2 million.

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A surprisingly important part of the Nepal relief effort operates right here in Huntsville | WHNT.com

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A surprisingly important part of the Nepal relief effort operates right here in Huntsville | WHNT.com : "When a devastating earthquake hit Nepal, the scientists on the ground there went to work with whatever satellite data they could get their hands on.

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

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Crowdfunded Campaigns For Nepal Are Huge. 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 Is That A Good Way To Give? Goats and Soda : NPR : "Crowdfunding was widely popular in 2012 after Hurricane Sandy. via Blog this

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In earthquake-ravaged Nepal, the BBC is using messaging app Viber to share information and safety tips » Nieman Journalism Lab

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In earthquake-ravaged Nepal, the BBC is using messaging app Viber to share information and safety tips » Nieman Journalism Lab : "In the aftermath of last week’s earthquake that devastated Nepal, BBC News is today launching an account on the messaging app Viber to publish news, information, and tips for staying safe as the country continues to recover." 'via

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Where Is All the Aid Money for Nepal Going? Open Data Could Help Lift the Veil | TakePart

AFP Blog

Where Is All the Aid Money for Nepal Going? As the CEO of Young Innovations, a Nepali technology company that develops innovative solutions for social impact, Bista sprang into action within 24 hours of the earthquake to build the OpenNepal Earthquake Portal, a data sharing platform that brings greater transparency to people, organizations, and countries pledging money to Nepal." 'via

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Nepal earthquake: Drones used by Canadian relief team - Politics - CBC News

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Nepal earthquake: Drones used by Canadian relief team - Politics - CBC News : "Many of those striking aerial images were shot by drones gliding above, the kind of eye-in-the-sky technology that Canadian relief teams will begin deploying as soon as today over the stricken mountainous areas between India and Tibet.​" 'via Blog this

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Google and Facebook Help Nepal Earthquake Survivors and Contacts Connect - NYTimes.com

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Google and Facebook Help Nepal Earthquake Survivors and Contacts Connect - NYTimes.com : "Google’s Person Finder was tracking about 6,300 records as of Monday evening. Anyone can enter a person’s name, biographical information and photograph into Google’s database. You can specify whether you are that person, are seeking information about that person or have reason to believe the person is either alive or missing. Google does not review or verify the data." 'via via Blog this'. NPNepal

Video: Facebook Says Thank You to Its Users for Donating Millions During Nepal Earthquake - India Real Time - WSJ

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Video: Facebook Says Thank You to Its Users for Donating Millions During Nepal Earthquake - India Real Time - WSJ : "Six months on, funds worth more than $15 million have been raised through the feature, according to the social-media company, and on Tuesday, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg posted a video chronicling how the money had been spent, from distribution of medicines to providing reproductive health services and surgical care.

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Nepal Earthquake: How You Can Help

Tech Soup Blog

We at TechSoup are deeply saddened at the news of the devastating earthquake in Nepal. GlobalGiving has set up a Nepal Earthquake Relief fund to support the on-the-ground efforts of local reputable charities. Network for Good makes it easy to donate online to charities working in Nepal.

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Please Donate to Help Nepal’s Earthquake Victims Now | Beth’s Blog

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Please Donate to Help Nepal’s Earthquake Victims Now | Beth’s Blog : "The next thing I noticed in my Facebook feed was a post from Robert Scoble mentioning a new Facebook feature that lets you check on friends in a disaster. I pinged Wendy Harmon from the Red Cross and she mentioned that Facebook had been testing this feature and the Red Cross was working with them through Operation Dragon Fire to ensure the data is appropriately shared with relief operations and safety officials.

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Government working actively to offer relief to Nepal: VK Singh | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

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Government working actively to offer relief to Nepal: VK Singh | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis : "The former army chief later took to Twitter to share this information. Sent off the 1st batch of aid material collected by supporters. Hoping 2send more in the coming days. Donate as much as u can #IndiaWithNepal," he tweeted. At least 4,352 bodies have reportedly been recovered so far after Saturday's devastating earthquake, which measured 7.9 on the Richter scale."

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Tech Firms Aid in Nepal Earthquake Relief, and How You Can Help - World Wide Web on Top Tech News

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Tech Firms Aid in Nepal Earthquake Relief, and How You Can Help - World Wide Web on Top Tech News : "Business-oriented social network LinkedIn said Monday that it partnered with the Digital Humanitarian Network to use LinkedIn to help find unmanned aerial vehicle experts in the region who can use their technology to get better information to relief workers about the most impacted areas." 'via

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Connecting Healthcare to Underserved Communities with Crowdfunding & Mobile

NTEN

In Nepal, an estimated 75 infants and 12 women die in childbirth every day, many of them needlessly due to inadequate care. In Nepal, an estimated 75 infants and 12 women die in childbirth every day, many of them needlessly due to inadequate care. hope phones International medic mobile mobile Mobile nepal samahope Program The problem isn’t care. It’s coordination. Hope Phones by Medic Mobile and Samahope are working together to bridge that gap.

Ending hunger is serious fun with Heifer Village: Nepal

Beaconfire Wire

Heifer International, Beaconfire, and Forge FX have teamed up to launch Heifer Village: Nepal – an online game that takes players deep into the lives of Nepalese villagers who are striving to overcome poverty and hunger. We hope you’ll visit www.heifervillage.org/nepal and try it out.

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Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Interesting article about the localization of linux in Nepal. Similar language, cultural, and access issues as Cambodia

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Charities Raise Money with Text to Donate for Nepali Earthquake Relief

Mobile Commons

This past April, the country of Nepal suffered a 7.8 In the case of the Nepali Earthquake, several carriers are also providing free phone call and text messaging service to Nepal for people who want to connect with friends, family, and loved ones that live there.

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A Voice for the Voiceless: An Innovative Facebook Advocacy Campaign

Frogloop

There are more than 6 million ”untouchables”, Dalits, living in Nepal today. We asked the five most popular Finnish celebrities to donate their Facebook profiles to five Dalits from Nepal.

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How Nonprofits Can Raise Money Using YouTube

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Meet Chuna: Empowering women in rural Nepal – a READ Global video. Filmed in Nepal, this story is told by the woman it features – Chuna – and her experiences being a girl in a traditional culture that would not let her get an education.

Flying High: Some Truly Creative Ways that Drone Technology is Being Utilized

Byte Technology

From the earthquake in Nepal to the numerous tsunamis that have devastated Japan and Southeast Asia, drones are being used to pinpoint remote regions that would typically be underserved by emergency crews, in the end saving more lives.

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Super Heroes and Major Milestones – Good is Taking Over, One Act of Kindness at a Time

Connection Cafe

Value Chains of Benevolence: One of the participants in our self-help groups in Nepal started his own group for others to help them overcome challenges related to leprosy. – Jennifer Chase, Digital Marketing Specialist, effect:hope, The Leprosy Mission Canada.

Actigiving—The Next Phase in the Evolution of Episodic Giving

Connection Cafe

Goodbye, slacktivism. Hello, actigiving. For more than a decade now, there has been much debate about whether online activists would ever turn their clicks into gifts. Would these so called “slacktivists” ever do more than like a video or share a link and then feel like they had done enough?

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Office 365 Brings Remote Staff Together

Tech Soup Blog

Last year, my colleague Eamon Stack of ENCLUDE Ireland (TechSoup Global's partner NGO in Ireland) wrote a great blog post about his experience helping Foundation Nepal overhaul its technology infrastructure.

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Can love change the world? I hope so!

Amy Sample Ward

At 19, New Jersey native Maggie Doyne used her life savings from babysitting to start Kopila Valley children’s home in Nepal, which has grown to a home for over 40 children, and a school serving over 200 students. Renu Shah Bagaria is the founder of Koseli, a center for children in Kathmandu, Nepal, who, due to their economic circumstances and the country’s recent civil war, live in the city’s streets and slums.

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Charitable Giving Grew to $373.25 Billion in the U.S. in 2015

Connection Cafe

This is in large part to the tremendous amount of giving towards the Nepal Earthquake in 2015. This post was originally featured on The Huffington Post: Impact. According to Giving USA, total charitable giving in the U.S. reached $373.25 billion in 2015, a 4.1%

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Dancing for Peace: Big Vision Podcast with Sara Potler

Have Fun - Do Good

New York City, Colombia, the Philippines, and Nepal. "We had a blast! These kids over the course of the next 18 months did not really fully comprehend that they were learning basic social, emotional, and civic competencies because they were moving and dancing the entire time." -- Sara Potler Sara Potler is the Founder and CEO of Dance 4 Peace.

Is Your Organization Prepared to Dodge Donor Data Disasters?

Connection Cafe

Giving during episodic events, such as to the recent devastating earthquake in Nepal, is truly extraordinary. It’s heartwarming to see the generosity from the American people when we rally behind a specific cause and show support through donations of time, money, and materials.

How to Develop a Cloud-Based Integrated IT System: ENCLUDE in Ireland

Tech Soup Blog

Foundation Nepal: A Case Study. The charity was Foundation Nepal and typical of a mission driven charity, its founders (Nicky and Amber) were the two main movers in the organization. Foundation Nepal was founded five years ago after Nicky and Amber went on a visit to Nepal. They were both financial accountants at KPMG and were on a walking holiday when they were confronted by the chronic poverty they encountered in the rural villages of Nepal.

How Compassionate Branding Can Work for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

For example, the fundraising service FrontStream recently pitched in to help spread awareness about and assist with relief efforts for the thousands of people devastated by the recent earthquakes in Nepal. Kayla Matthews is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

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Join Us at BoxWorks and Harness Online Tech

Tech Soup Blog

p.s. Please join Box employees and our partners and donate to our Nepal recovery fund. BoxWorks is back and better than before.

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The Future of Fundraising is Already Here. Stop Fundraising! Start Inspiring!

Connection Cafe

It has allowed for donors to not just be aware of an earthquake in Nepal, but to take action in a way that was never possible before. At bbcon 2015, some of the top minds in the nonprofit industry came together to present Big Idea sessions.

How Emerging Tech Is Changing Disaster Relief

Tech Soup Blog

Drones in Nepal. After the destructive earthquake in Nepal, drones provided crucial assistance to aid workers. The Rock isn't going to save San Francisco after a cargo ship-moving, bridge-splitting, tsunami-causing earthquake … but cutting-edge technology might.

The 2012 Lights. Camera. Help. Nonprofit Film Festival

Tech Soup Blog

His short film, Let There Be Sight , about a surgical eyesight camp in Nepal, will premiere at Lights. Aaron Bramley is the co-founder and director of communications and education of Lights. Camera. Help., a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to encouraging other nonprofit.