[hackerspaces] hackers + Haiti

LexIcon unpublishednumber at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 21:15:11 CET 2010

It would be great if there were a hacker global emergency response team 
(HaGERT?) on standby to go in and restore IT /telecom infrastructure in 
disaster situations. Maybe partner with the International Red Cross?

- Lex

Far McKon wrote:
>  I do not know of a hackerspace centric group, but I do  I know of a 
> crew from Philadelphia going down that need some comm. help, and 
> medical folks.  I can connect anyone who is interested in getting 
> involved that has those skills.
> I've been trying to find info on Ham operation in emergency 
> situations, and related resources (email by radio, etc), and am 
> willing to hear suggestions/links/info if folks have them.
> hack on,
> - Far McKon
> On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 2:27 PM, Rogelio <scubacuda at gmail.com 
> <mailto:scubacuda at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     My apologies if this has already been discussed ad nauseum, but does
>     anyone know of any separate "hacker space"-ish sub groups that are
>     forming to respond to the earthquake in Haiti?
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