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SMEM Dropbox for Erika

HEF has opened a dropbox as part of a SMEM, Social Media Emergency Management, outreach for the general public during Hurricane Erika as a way to share information. In no way is this 911! All emergency and threats of any kind need to reported to local authorities.

For the purpose of this exercise HEF has already established a basic setup for the possible collection of information to be be collected and analyzed. Structure currently is Dropbox > Erika>>Photos>> Requests

Getting Nonprofits online Help Earth does that now.

It's a tough world out there for Nonprofit and it finding funding is hard enough --for the core mission --getting it for social media or website is expressly hard. And begging for it from local creative and web-shops isn't fruitful, let's face every nonprofit artists, small biz is asking for the same thing. HELP with communications. has a great study about how nonprofit media is used or not in a service area, while it's old it's key finds reported in an educational study still hold up.

NepalQuake Response

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Leveraging digital networks for humanitarian response

Digital Humanitarian Network in it's response to the EarthQuakes and landslides in Nepal, and one of the main missions we're focusing on is keeping well intended groups from overlapping in work and effort, especially when it comes to Digital Responders. To that end HEF has started a Survey to track needs and wants and a general google document that is tracking all the mapping efforts.


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