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Talking Toilets: An Interview with Jason Kass, Founder and President of Toilets for People

By Nicholas Arciniegas The “CRAPPER.*” This is the name Jason Kass, Founder and President of “Toilets for People” (TFP) chose for the simple and sustainable toilet design (*“Compact, Rotating, Aerobic, Pollution Prevention Excreta Reducer”) his organization has sold in developing … Continue reading

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Sirona Cares and Day and Night Solar: A STAR-TIDES Success Story

by: Andrew Mascelli It all began in the TIDES booth at the 2012 AFCEA West Conference in San Diego. The TIDES Project was already familiar with both Day & Night Solar and the Sirona Cares Foundation, but this event was … Continue reading

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Post Disaster Housing & Resettlement: What can we do?

by: Amy Gorman & Jonathan Fredrickson The Filipino national government estimates that the cost to rebuild from Super Typhoon Haiyan total more than $8.2billion over the course of the next 4 years. [1] Within this estimate, sheltering is by far the … 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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