Re: [GKD] Nigeria: Silicon Valley Transplant

2004-12-30 Thread David Sawe
Dear Colleagues, Well it seems that this particular chicken-and-egg problem is rather multi-dimensional. Hence there is need to include, in addition to crawl, walk, run, fly, some provision for leap-frog and indeed even cheetah-polevault where that may be possible. In this case, Nigeria's

Re: [GKD] South Asian Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster

2004-12-30 Thread Amer Jabry
An excellent example of the use of ICT for disaster relief is the http://tsunamihelp.blogspot.com/ blog website. It emerged over the last few days through the efforts of volunteers and bloggers from around the world, and provides faster and more comprehensive news, information and updates about

Re: [GKD] South Asian Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster

2004-12-30 Thread Holly Ladd
Health workers and others involved in relief efforts will find links to treatment guidelines and other medical and public health references for the prevention and treatment of diseases prevalent in the aftermath of floods and other disasters on our website www.healthnet.org. We will continue to

Re: [GKD] South Asian Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster

2004-12-30 Thread Brian Walsh
NetHope is shipping NetReliefKits to the region in conjunction with its member NGOs. NRKs are ruggedized, suitcase-sized, wireless-based voice and data communications devices, with access to the Internet via a mobile satellite station. For more information, visit: