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  • Making everyone ‘Stand Tall’
    The Stand Tall initiative has been started by a dedicated medical fraternity in China to use communications technology in innovative ways for rehabilitating ...
  • Use of ICT for climate change mitigation
    Increasing GHG emissions and the resulting sea level rise is posing a serious threat to low lying countries like Bangladesh. <b>Shahriar Hossain</b> writes ...
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  • UNISDR: Google can save lives
    Innovative partnerships with Google and e-providers can contribute to raising awareness about disaster risk reduction in high risk areas, said UN Special ...
  • ICT in rural disaster preparedness
    ICTs can be used to both predict natural disasters and, crucially, warn smallholders so that they may make preparations to mitigate losses during extreme ...
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  • US technology to help India chase monsoon
    The US will offer India advanced satellite images on weather patterns over Indian Ocean. To help Indian scientists analyse and interpret the satellite images, ...
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  • Indonesia partially gets disaster ready
    Indonesia has successfully set up an earthquake monitoring system that would help in determining earthquake parameters and providing computer predictions of ...
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  • Rescue online for Haiti victims
    New media tools and social networking sites have come to play critical role in disaster relief and information dissemination in quake-hit Haiti. With satellite ...
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  • Building multicultural society in Japan
    <i>FM YY</i> community radio station in Japan has been helping to build a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic society for the last 15 years. Established after the ...
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  • Person finder tool by Google
    Google’s Person Finder is a searchable database for those who have information about someone, as well as those trying to locate a loved one. Available in both ...
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  • Humanitarian crises: Radio saves lives
    Radio can save lives at these times by providing critical information to affected communities, as well as offering a forum for discussion and dialogue, says a ...
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» Online climate conference
Online,  November 5, 2012.
» Open Knowledge Festival 2012
Helsinki, Finland,  September 17,2012.
» ITU Green Standards Week
39, quai du Président Roosevelt 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France,  September 17

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