TOPIC: EMERGENCY RESPONSE (13)
Google Crisis Responsehttp://www.google.org/crisisresponse
When disaster strikes, people turn to the internet for information. We help ensure the right information is there in these times of need by building tools to collect and share emergency information, and by supporting first responders in using technology to help improve and save lives.
Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most reliable, accurate weather information possible. Our state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for locations across the world, so you'll always find the weather information that you need.
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.
Gorilla Doctors is dedicated to saving the mountain gorilla species one gorilla patient at a time. Our international team of veterinarians provides hands-on medical care to sick and injured mountain gorillas living in the national parks of Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). With only 780 mountain gorillas left in the world today, we believe the health and well being of every individual gorilla is vital to the species’ survival
Doctors Without Bordershttp://www.doctorswithoutborders.org
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization working in nearly 70 countries to assist people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe.
See Click Fixhttp://www.seeclickfix.com
SeeClickFix allows anyone to report and track non-emergency issues anywhere in the world via the internet. This empowers citizens, community groups, media organizations and governments to take care of and improve their neighborhoods.
United Nations Foundationhttp://www.unfoundation.org
It takes all nations and all sectors to make progress on the most important and far-reaching international challenges. We are an advocate for the UN and a platform for connecting people, ideas and resources to help the United Nations solve global problems. We build partnerships, grow constituencies, mobilize resources and advocate policy changes to support the UN’s work for individual and global progress.
Sheltr helps people find the closest available food or shelter for anyone in need. Sheltr.org is a website that you can access on your cell phone or mobile device that uses your current location to determine the closes available food cupboard, soup kitchen or bed so that anyone may help the hungry or homeless. Currently it is Philadelphia based but will hopefully expand to other US cities.
Traces of Hopehttp://tracesofhope.com
Traces of Hope is an online game developed by the British Red Cross as part of Civilians and Conflict Month in October 2008. The personal story and basis for the game is rooted in tragic events that have happened to real people in any number of conflicts around the world.