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NASA aids response to Nepal quake

NASA and its partners are gathering the best available science and information on the April 25, 2015, magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, referred to as the Gorkha earthquake, to assist in relief and humanitarian ...

dateMay 04, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Twitter launches emergency alerts

Twitter on Wednesday launched a system for emergency alerts which can help spread critical information when other lines of communication are down.

dateSep 25, 2013 in Internet
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Survey: Most Haiti text donors have given since

(AP) -- The massive earthquake that devastated Haiti two years ago prompted an outpouring of charitable donations and propelled a new way of giving - through text messages - into the public eye.

dateJan 12, 2012 in Telecom
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