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Natural Disaster

Nepal Earthquake

April 25, 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Gokha impacting the nearby capital of Kathmandu, Nepal.  Digital teams under the guidance of local Kathmandu Living Labs supported the response.

Hurricane Matthew 2016

Hurricane Matthew was a tropical cyclone active from September 28 2016 impacting Haiti, Bahamas, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Colombia. Belize, Barbados and the United States.

Ecuador Earthquake 2016

On April 16, 2016 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the South American country of Ecuador 170km northwest of the capital Quito. The tremors damaged buildings and overpasses as far as 300 kilometers from the epicenter, killing over 600 people and injuring over 27,000.

Uttarakhand Flood

On July 4th, the Digital Humanitarian Network received an activation request to support needs for the flood in Uttarakhand, India. “Having worked with SEEDS India in the past, we contacted them at the onset of the floods to see how we could support their work” reported Helen Campbell with MapA ...
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