Emergency communications charity has been brought into work on Hurricane Sandy recovery in the north eastern US. Disaster Tech Lab was asked to aid relief work in New York area following hurricane Sandy.
|Fire damage as a result of Hurricane Sandy|
When disaster strikes hundreds of relief workers and their equipment arrive but are faced with little or no local telecommunications support. This can lead to chaotic scenes resulting in loss of life and waste of resources. Because of their experience in these situations Disaster Tech Lab were asked by government agency FEMA to build wireless networks in 15 more locations.
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