Former French Minister
President of the Red Helmets Foundation
Not a month goes by without a hurricane, a storm or an earthquake striking our planet. 2011 was not spared. On the 11th of March, Japan experienced its worst earthquake ever, followed by a violent tsunami. Because of them, more than 15,000 people have died or disappeared.
Forced to face this huge disaster, the Japanese government waited for a few days before allowing NGOs and foreign rescue teams on their soil...
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As he was heading towards Hudaya's airport, port city in West Yemen, a humanitarian worker, whose name remains unknown, was abducted two days ago. The two Yemeni drivers of this International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) employee were released a few hours after the rapt.
In a special focus on innovation and new technologies, Anne-Sophie David, journalist for the New Economist, writes on MISSING.NET, research engine for missing people. This tool, conceived by the Red Helmets Foundation, is devoted to be used after natural disasters occur. Excerpts of the article.
On the 29th of March, the Red Helmets Foundation joigned the Mailforgood non-profit community. On this special social network, one can back up all kinds of associations, choosing either to adopt a commiting email signature or watching adds and so on...
Do you remeber JERRY, 2011 Humanitech Price, this mobile server, made of basic electronic elements and second-life materials? The project is literally booming and its team organizes for the very first time a parisian workshop so as to build "baby JERRYs".