A global community of people who develop tools that help humans in crisis situations.
In the current time, we see once again how vital well operating technology is. It ensures the survival of companies that have to work remotely from now on, that governments and NGOs remain capable of action. Still, above all, it supports the communication of security-relevant information, can help to maintain social contacts of people or to organize volunteer rescue teams.
We are people who, independently of COVID-19, create sustainable technologies to help people and organizations in crisis situations and to ensure that our society can continue to be united. Over 200 people joined our collective – designers, developers, scientists, community managers and campaigners, but also lawyers, people from the government sector, scientists and people from disaster relief.
We are facilitating a community based approach to disaster relief with technology. Join us and help us develop tools that help people in crisis situations.
Many members of our community work together with tech professional and crisis experts on various projects. Our group is still in the process of being formed, but here is a small foretaste of the projects we are already working on:
You don't know if you can contribute anything? Whatever your background: Please join in. We not only have tech professionals, such as designers, product managers and developers in our group, but also lawyers, crisis experts, engineers, civilian aid workers, campaigners, etc.
We are a diverse group of people with different backgrounds and we are grateful for any experience. So what are you waiting for?
If you have questions, remarks, ideas, or just want to say hi, write us a line to crew [at] disaster-tech [dot] org.
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