Preparing for Deployment to Nepal

Preparing for Deployment to Nepal

While Communitere’s first responder, Paul Borrud, was in Nepal, he helped us assess the needs of the people who were affected by the recent earthquakes. The devastation is widespread: the current death toll has reached over 8,000, the number of…

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Seeing Nepal Clearly

Seeing Nepal Clearly

Since the earthquake struck Nepal a week before, Communitere has been in continuous action on the ground and around the world. With the help of our volunteer and first responder, Paul Borrud, we are getting a clearer picture of the…

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Our Recent Success In Tacloban

Final Notes: Communitere’s Typhoon Ruby Response Philippines Communitere has just wrapped up its humanitarian response in Eastern Samar, the area worst hit by typhoon Ruby (internationally known as “Hagupit”). The storm ravaged the Philippines at the end of 2014 causing…

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Flipping the script on disaster

Flipping the script on disaster

When typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines last fall, Sandra Borgueta could do little but sit in front of her computer and watch. At school in Seoul, South Korea, Borgueta was well out of harm’s way, but her family was not.…

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e-NABLing Haiti

e-NABLing Haiti

Starting last summer, a group of e-NABLE volunteers came together to develop a concept for bringing e-NABLE’s know-how, devices and community-building approach to the developing world. Motivated by a grant opportunity posed by billionaire and former New York Mayor Mike…

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