Welcome

Thanks for your interest. We're looking at creating a Crisis Camp platform for Albuquerque. I've watched several times as Albuquerque has struggled to figure out how to apply its enormous brainpower to disasters like the Asian tsunami and more recently Haiti, and we seem to go through the same steps each time. As a result, we're usually slow to respond, and we have trouble unifying. I'm hopeful this can be a platform for a smarter and more coordinated response that taps into the incredible technical and professional knowledge of our state, whether it's Sandia National Labs, Intel, or just one of the many skilled technical or professional people in our area. Thanks again! --Will Reichard

Recent Announcements

  • First #CrisisCampNM Meeting
    The primary (hub) location for the first #CrisisCampNM Meeting has been confirmed:

    Los Ranchos Village Hall 
    6718 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
    Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM USA 87107
    35° 9'33.22"N 106°39'16.49"W

    Secondary/virtual participant locations (spokes) are being firmed up as are the means for connecting to the hub.

    More info to come. Please express your interest by clicking the People link and completing the form.

    Date and Time - Saturday February 20th @ 10 AM MST
    Posted Feb 6, 2010, 12:29 PM by Jeff Phillips
  • #CrisisCampNM Save-The-Date
    We'll have our first #CrisisCampNM meeting on Saturday February 20th @ 10 AM MST 

    This meeting will be conducted in person and virtually. Please plan to participate.

    More details to come so express your interest in #CrisisCampNM by clicking the people link
    Posted Jan 30, 2010, 11:46 AM by Jeff Phillips
  • Disasters 2.0 Conference Addresses Social Media Use
    by Elaine Pittman via @emergencymgmt 

    About 130 public and private information officers from the emergency management, first response and business continuity communities gathered on Jan. 21 at the Midwest Disasters 2.0: Social Media and Emergency Response training session. The session’s goal was to assemble Kansas City, Kan.-area emergency communicators to learn how social media systems work and how they can be used during a disaster.
    Posted Jan 30, 2010, 11:39 AM by Jeff Phillips
  • Cool new organizing tool
    Thanks to Northlandfox for creating this cool way of keeping track of information on CrisisCampNM:

    http://www.pearltrees.com/#N-u=1_46921&N-p=3305404&N-s=1_562921&N-f=1_562921

    Posted Jan 28, 2010, 10:51 AM by William Reichard
  • Tips for creating a Crisis Camp
    http://wiki.crisiscommons.org/wiki/How_to_run_a_CrisisCamp

    Liked this photo from one camp showing their brainstorming. Seems to illustrate the potential well:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/opengov/4299901918/in/pool-1345168@N23


    Posted Jan 24, 2010, 3:10 PM by William Reichard
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