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The Value of Information and Communication Technologies in Humanitarian Relief Efforts

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Summer,Mark (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Oct 2010
Published:
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press
ISBN:
1558-2477
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, International relations, Economic conditions, Haiti, Business enterprises, Local government, Earthquakes, Natural disasters, Medical service, Infrastructure, Economic assistance, Disaster relief, Information technology
Notes:
Part of a special journal issue dedicated to strategies for societal renewal in Haiti., Provides an account of the efforts by a humanitarian organization's efforts ot reestablish connectivity for other humanitarian organizations working in Haiti after the recent devastating earthquake. It outlines its plans for continued efforts to bring better infrastructure to the rest of the country, accelerate disaster preparedness efforts, improve the quality of education and health-care training and delivery, enable business development, and improve accountability and transparency for local government and organization.