"The Digital-ER mailing list is dedicated to dicussing technical solutions to emergency and crisis management."

Posted on September 6, 2005 at 7:08 AM • 2 Comments


Davi OttenheimerSeptember 6, 2005 11:25 AM

The top-level is a (media)wiki with a lot of emergency contact info and newsbits:

There are other wikis with a bit more activity (
including a scanner updates:

And here's a first-hand crisis blog: says they are working on a technical relief effort, and they have a discussion list that included VoIP and Wireless info:

Of course the Red Cross also has a huge amount of information and news, but I wasn't able to dig up anything about technology issues:

Speaking of technical solutions, I thought this Wired article on developing a better levee (or better sandbag?) was interesting:,1282,68746,00.html?tw=wn_tophead_1

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