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Amateur radio operators: How to prepare to assist in disasters

In a previous post, I covered a bunch of ways in which you can prepare to be useful after a disaster. If you’re interested in helping as a radio amateur, or you’re already a ham and want to get more … Continue reading

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Would you like to help after the next disaster?

There’s a fundamental fact about disasters and disaster recovery that I try to explain every chance I get. Here it is again: The roles that can be filled by untrained volunteers during and after a disaster are very limited. Walk-up … Continue reading

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How to really help in a disaster

A few words about disasters . . . The best way to help the people in Japan is with cash. Blankets, shoes, books, and other physical goods are counter-productive. Cash travels to the most effective place for the acquisition of … Continue reading

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