Re: [GKD] South Asian Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster

2005-01-04 Thread Robert Davies
Dear Colleagues, I am copying you with this situation brief on the Asian coastal disaster and business engagement in relief and recovery. This went out from IBLF today in Australia, London, Hong Kong and USA and distributed by our IBLF International Tourism Partnership (whose corporate members

Re: [GKD] South Asian Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster

2004-12-31 Thread Gregg Swanson
A U.S. distributor of Iridium satellite phones has approximately 20 phones that they are willing to loan out at no leasing cost to NGOs responding to the tsunami disaster. They will charge only airtime - no activation or leasing fees. The Iridium phones will work throughout the region. Interested

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: