Clive Morgan

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Infrastructure damage hampers relief efforts in flood-hit Solomon Islands, thousands of people in need

Emergency officials in Solomon Islands are working hard to provide food and shelter for thousands of flood victims, with damage to infrastructure …

Mapping an entire city in a day – Points of interest

This is what you get when you combine community, open data, and awesome imagery. In 29 hours 68 contributors mapped an entire city (20,105 buildings):<p>…

How Indonesians Are Using ICT and Social Media for Disaster Management

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Indonesia: New disaster management software released worldwide

<b>Jakarta, April 7, 2014</b> - A new version of software that can predict the social and human impact of natural disasters was released in Indonesia on 7 …

Police Are Testing a "Live Google Earth" To Watch Crime As It Happens

In Compton last year, police began quietly testing a system that allowed them to do something incredible: Watch every car and person in real time as …

Toronto blackout left west end of city shrouded in darkness in biggest outage since ice storm

Large swaths of Toronto’s west end were plunged into darkness Tuesday night by the largest blackout to strike the city since the December ice …

After ferry disaster, a Katrina-like reckoning in South Korea

May 4, 2014<p>Sunday<p>April 28, 2014<p>Monday<p>April 27, 2014<p>April 26, 2014<p>April 25, 2014<p>April 24, 2014<p>Thursday<p>April 23, 2014<p>Wednesday<p>April 22, 2014<p>Monday<p>April 21, 2014<p>Monday<p>April 20, 2014<p>Sunday<p>What was once a rescue mission now appears increasingly like an operation to recover bodies, with hundreds still …

Big Earthquakes Come From Old, Strong Faults

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — When forecasting the much-feared "Big One" — the next devastatingly large earthquake — scientists should look to the oldest parts …

Typhoon Haiyan was just the start – prepare for an ever stormier future

In November 2013, typhoon Haiyan delivered destruction to the Philippines and a stark message that the world is underprepared for the violence of climate change.<p>Dozens of typhoons hit the Philippines every season but this was not just another storm. Climate scientists have long predicted that as …

Open Data during a disaster. Is your city ready?

Illustrated example of information flow, pyramid diagram of<p>City of Redland in Queensland, Australia. Disaster Management Arrangements<p>Information …

Lesson for Korea: How US Learned a Lesson from Sandy Disaster

Superstorm Sandy battered the New York metropolitan region nearly two years ago, killing 60 people and piling up an estimated $65 billion in damages. …

DND mulls 30-minute emergency response time

National Defence is once again taking a look at establishing an around-the-clock 30-minute response time for Canada's search-and-rescue squadrons, an …

Survival of the biggest - side-lining of local NGOs in disasters

Five days after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, Paul Valentin was giving a TV interview in his role as international director of Christian Aid.<p>…