Microsoft Disaster Response – Cyclone Phailin

Molly Bull, Senior Communications Manager, Microsoft Disaster Response We extend our sympathies to the many people who have been impacted by Cyclone Phailin which made landfall in southeastern India on Saturday, October 12th, as a Category IV.  The Microsoft Disaster Response team continues to monitor the situation to assess how technology can help with relief…

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Putting Technology to Work for Disaster Response

Putting Technology to Work for Disaster Response Molly Bull, Senior Communications Manager, Microsoft Disaster Response As natural disasters occur more frequently and cause severe impacts to the citizens and economies of global communities, governments are increasingly focused on building resiliency and preparedness. First responders such as search & rescue teams, paramedics, and evacuation shelter volunteers need…

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