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23 March: Simulation of a tsunami in the Caribbean Zone

Paris will host the Wednesday CrisisCamp 23 March at 14:00 exercise
simulation of tsunami on the Caribbean Basin.
This workshop is organized in parallel simulation of fiscal Caribe Wave 11,
led by UNESCO.
It will mobilize volunteers and tools related networks
social crisis management.
The Caribbean is a particularly sensitive area disaster
Natural. Volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and cyclones occur regularly
in these territories. Added to this
- a multiplicity of interlocutors with thirty different governments
- Creole languages ​​specific to each island in addition to English
l’espagnol, French and Dutch.

This exercise will be an opportunity to address the challenge of
transversality between actors in the crisis management, collect
data (Geographic, diplomatic, Humanitarian) disclaimer
territories and exploit them in the decision support.

To avoid creating any panic please specify in each
your Tweets and Facebook messages the following hashtags:

Spanish: EXERCISES IS # CW11

You can follow the exercise by following the hashtags # CW11,
#Exercise_CW11, # CrisisCampParis

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Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan // Links & Live-blog

The Hot Line CrisisCampParis on the earthquake and tsunami that occurred on 11 March 2011 Japan: http://crisiscampparis.posterous.com/

A live blog launched by Claude du Crisis Camp Paris on Japan: http://earthquakejapan.canalblog.com/

In ce post de Global Voices some links and resources (by the team SGS Japan): http://fr.globalvoicesonline.org/2011/03/11/60808/

The Ushahidi launched to the epicenter of the earthquake (no information yet, under construction at noon Paris time): http://osmemo.wizu.jp/

The mapped information on the USGS earthquake in Japan (Hawaii and West Coast U.S. tsumani alert): http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsww/Quakes/usc0001xgp.html#maps

Google launched less than two hours after the earthquake the “People find” (people search) for Japan, Japanese and English: http://japan.person-finder.appspot.com/?lang=en

Goudou Goudou : ignored the voices of reconstruction in Haiti

A web of Giordano Cossu and Benedict Cassegrain gives voice to Haitian journalists. (through SiliconManiacs)

Goudou Goudou, ignored the voices of the reconstruction-Haiti

Monday 10 January, Benedict Cassegrain and Giordano Cossu, were present at La Cantine their webdocumentaire Goudou Goudou : ignored the voices of the reconstruction, on reconstruction in Haiti. It will be released on 12 January on RFI, one year to the day after the earthquake, and accessible Goudou-goudou.net and RFI.fr.

Goudou Goudou is the name given by Haitians to the earthquake, sometimes they call "the thing". The term is an onomatopoeia, it denotes the sound of the earth shake, which is "goudougoudougoudougoudou ...".

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Haiti and the "media disaster": New areas of intervention for humanitarian, Media and geeks

The humanitarian emergency opens deposits false and good digital innovations, Internet allows the direct relationship between the public and offers victims emotional reactivity and instantaneous. Between issuers of new information and new practice of giving and solidarity in action : NGOs and traditional media are destabilized during the crisis and after crisis (reconstruction, reporting)…

Following the last CrisisCampParis held at The Canteen on 1 October, the collective CrisisCampParis, students and teachers Pole NGO Masters International Cooperation, Humanitarian Action and Development Policy in Paris 1 Sorbonne, Agency Limit, Ziad Maaloof Media Workshop (Webcast of the participatory RFI - http://atelier.rfi.fr/), the project team of web and Internews documentary Solidar'IT- will meet the 10 November at 18:30 at the canteen for a period of exchange and reflection on the reconfiguration provided by the digital (Internet and mobiles) in relationships and roles of humanitarian, Victims, Donor, Media "traditional" (News Agencies, TV a radio, print), geeks (Developers, e-influential users) and opinion.

* Lawrence Terrisse Founding President of the Agency Limit
* The project team Solidar'IT (Benoit et Cassegrain Jordan Coss) with Internews
* Ziad Maaloof Media Workshop, Webcast of the RFI
* Claire Ulrich, Global Voices

invite you to join them for this exchange,

Jean Karinthi, President ADECOOP (Association of Graduates of the Master International Cooperation, Humanitarian Action and Development Policy in Paris 1 Sorbonne), ensure trade facilitation.

The principle : spend two hours together to discuss how the relationship beneficiaries / stakeholders of the urgency, production and information management, content, responsiveness of media institutions, developments are largely under the influence of blogs, micro-blogging, emissions participatory, etc.. This evening between the perimeter of the work of collective CrisisCampParis, with a view to disseminating the experience, practices and culture of participative web in contexts of humanitarian crises.

The evening is open to all women and all those, Experts in humanitarian NGOs, news agencies and editorial, that the topic of interest.

Find videos from the evening:

10-11-2010-Crisis camp debate

Second Crisis Camp 2 Paris - Using the Internet in crisis situations

The second crisis Camp was held in Paris on October 1 2010 to The Cellar. Dickov in the presence of Noel and Heather Blanchard, Co-founders of the movement Commons Crisis, to present the progress of projects to communicate in a crisis over the Internet. Little account of what was said. (Photos taken by Thomas)

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The presentations of the second CrisisCamp @ The Canteen

This second meeting was held CrisisCamp Paris on 1 October at The Canteen, form of informal meeting between the stakeholders of the urgency, whether professional or voluntary, or volunteers.

While in Paris on the OWF, the founders of the U.S. CrisisCamp, Dickov Noel and Heather Blanchard have told at that meeting, their experiences and visions of CrisisCamp. After a quick round where everyone showed up briefly, The meeting was structured around the presentation topics and workshops offered by participants and organizers of the day.

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Here Comes the RHoK #2: Random Hacks of Kindness

Initiative launched at the first CrisisCamp Washington DC. by representatives from Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, NASA and the World Bank, RHoK is to create a global community of innovation to the challenges of crisis, through events such hackatons. A worldwide community of developers met online during a short-term solutions to problems identified during CrisisCamp. This mode of interaction with different CrisisCamp worldwide is particularly interesting to define the needs of local stakeholders and citizens in time of crisis. A list of problems is available on the mountain Site. The event takes place as codejam where the best solutions win a prize.

The first California (#0), the second in Washington (#1), the collective is going up a third (#2) RhoK the 4 and 5 December 2010, for which he always looks for a pilot city.

Registration: http://www.rhok.org/2010/10/registration-for-rhok-2-is-open/

Guadeloupe : Crowdmap a fight against dengue

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Gael Musquet (one of the co-founders of Camp Crisis Paris) took a trip to Guadeloupe and the new tool of Ushahidi, Crowdmap, to launch a online map centered on the Caribbean “nests” mosquito, to clean, because mosquitoes are currently carrying dengue (infectious disease), and caused the current epidemic. The principle ?Report on map, with GPS, or place / landmark nearest any useful information to fight against its spread (stagnant waters, Bulky, garbage, etc.) by connecting to the card from a computer or mobile phone.

The link to your bookmarks and mobile :


FLOSS for Crisis

The tools of crisis management is one of the topics to’Open World Forum 2010, world summit dedicated to free software.

The question of coordination of actors in the emergency and volunteer citizens becomes an object of debate, with a round table of representatives from Crisiscommons (global network of community event and workshop development, aiming to meet and collaborate to individuals who innovate solutions to situations of emergencies and crises), Sahana (free platform, Administrators emergencies during disasters), Open Street Map (free mapping and community in which multiple applications and uses affiliate with the response to criseshumanitaires), Evidence (free and open platform for information and communication in a crisis), and many others…