New GSN Case Study: Digital Humanitarian Network #ict4d

October 29th, 2014 Posted by ICT4D 0 comments on “New GSN Case Study: Digital Humanitarian Network #ict4d”

Gnucoop is member of the Digital Humanitarian Network, a worldwide technical community providing technical support during emergencies and humanitarian crisis.

The earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010 gave rise to a new way of mobilizing and coordinating disaster assistance. Thousands of “digital humanitarians” converged on the Internet to help first responders collect, triage, and visualize the unprecedented pleas for help pouring in from the mobile phones of affected Haitians.

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