Posts Tagged: floods


Uttarakhand Government Launches Person Finder Site, 02

With Thousands Still Missing After Floods, Uttarakhand Government Launches Person Finder Site

With thousands still missing – Action Aid estimates 5,000; local authorities say 7,000 – after the Uttarakhand floods in norther...

  • July 5, 2013
  • at 9:20 pm
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How an iPhone App Aims to Keep Thailand Informed About Flood Information

Our friends over at Coconuts Bangkok recently pointed to new iOS application which provides information from Thailand’s Office of Nati...

  • September 21, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Chinese Netizens Map Beijing Floods on Google Maps

Following last Saturday’s floods in Beijing, my colleague Charlie pointed out the subsequent anger over why the city wasn’t prep...

  • July 27, 2012
  • at 10:10 am
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Google's Crisis Response map for Typhoon Pablo

Government, Google, and Citizens Come Together for Crisis Response in the Philippines

Folks in the Philippines have been hit by another typhoon over the past few days, as Typhoon Pablo hit on Monday. More than 40,000 people we...

  • December 5, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Amid Flooding in Philippines, Rescue Information Circulates Online

Many of you have probably heard by now that heavy rains in the Philippines have caused serious floods in Manila. We hope everyone there can ...

  • August 7, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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