Monthly Archives: March 2013

TIDES hosts a discussion on cooperation between government and volunteer efforts during disaster relief

On March 28, 2013 TIDES Project brought together representatives from World Cares Center, a New York City-based NGO helping disaster victims, and Federal Emergency Management Agency, along with other interested parties active in disaster response and preparedness, in order to … Continue reading

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RELIEF 13-3 Call for Papers

This email serves as a call for whitepapers for the upcoming Research & Experimentation for Local & International Emergency First Responders (RELIEF) event. RELIEF 13-3 will be held 6-9 May 2013 at the Naval Postgraduate School’s McMillan Airfield facility on … Continue reading

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Request to the Net: Disaster Apps

Our request to the net:  We are now looking for all the DISASTER APPs available right now. Click here to find out what apps and directories we have found so far.  If you know of any disaster app directories, let us … Continue reading

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Update on Humanitarian Assistance Wargaming- We have heard from you!

Last month, TIDES sent out a request to the net to find out about other games that have been done around disaster response and recovery.  Thank you for your responses! Some responses that we got were from: Geeks without Bounds … Continue reading

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TIDES responds with Heating Solutions for Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast in late October 2012, and quickly became one of the most costly storms in United States history in terms of damage and disruption, second only to Hurricane Katrina. As millions in New York and … Continue reading

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Identifying Technologies for the Protection of Civilians

ProtectionToolkit-Sample Items currently in the Toolkit The STAR-TIDES network has identified products that keep people alive. A new member of the network, Protect the People (PTP), is looking at devices that keep people safe. In a conflict or disaster, affected … Continue reading

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Highlights from Camp Roberts!

At RELIEF field experiments held in February 2013, FEMA Deputy Administrator Serino led staff from several FEMA departments, as well as DOD, US government and private sector representatives, in an exploration of how to create a team whose job would … Continue reading

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Transformative Innovation for Development & Emergency Support

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