“International Development and the Web”

The State Department has set up a web page that will serve as a clearinghouse for information on Haiti, including a new tool, the “Person Finder,” to allow people to find and share information on missing loved ones in Haiti.

The State Department has also partnered with the tech community to launch a free SMS relief information service to help people in Haiti. The text message program allows people with service from Digetel and Voila to text their location and needs to a free short code: “4636.” Since the initiative was launched on January 18, NGO partners have received over 2,000 messages, including on food distribution, missing persons, water.

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~ by rollingsal on February 11, 2010.

One Response to ““International Development and the Web””

  1. Hello i put you on mine for having the best blog lol

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