[HOT] Activation WG: crisis monitoring team?

Mark Cupitt markcupitt at gmail.com
Mon Sep 1 04:44:15 UTC 2014


Andrew Buck has a great tool for this he showed me how to use . for
monitoring RSS Feeds.

Here is the link to the feed ..

http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=b46e74a89e2137f26cd356ebd47bd74c

very Useful, you can put it as a RSS Feed in your browser and get instant
updates

Unfortunately I have forgotton how to set it up ..

Cheers

Mark




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On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 10:01 PM, Severin Menard <severin.menard at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I suggested we could try to set a volunteer team that would monitor the
> crisis information channels. IMHO this would have two folds:
>
> - monitor the crisis where there is a HOT Activation, in order to
> alleviate the burden of the main Activators, eg Pierre and Andrew for Ebola
> Crisis. There may be such an informal team or partnering with other
> Volunteering Technical Communities like VISOV or some more informal groups
> (like the one for the Sudan Floods), or not (case for the CAR Activation)
>
> - monitor the other crisis, especially the "forgotten ones" and raise the
> attention to the community. Sure there is a lot to do to the ones we
> activated but we may have contributors that prefer to contribute where the
> needs are high but the response low (it is actually my case).
>
> Regarding the channels, sure http://reliefweb.int/ is very useful but
> there are also other international broadcasting channels or regional and
> local ones. Simply exchanging about this would be beneficial for the whole
> response.
>
> Thoughts?
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Severin
>
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