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"Research suggests that there are over 20 million redundant mobile phones in the UK..."
"Between 1997 and 2007, nearly 500 million personal computers will become obsolete - almost two computers for each person in the United States."
" There are more than 600 million telephone lines today, yet almost half the world's population has never made a phone call."
"Over 20 million personal computers became obsolete in 1998, but only 13 percent were reused or recycled."
The Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN), is an initiative of the UN to provide constantly updated news and analysis for the humanitarian community (with respect to natural and man-made disaster situations). The networks target decision-makers in relief agencies, host and donor...
The Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) is a community of researchers, scholars, practitioners and policy makers involved in information management for disasters.
Based in California, the Western Disaster Centre (WDC) is a non-profit applied research institute that focusses on the use of technology to save lives and minimise economic loss from disasters. The WDC includes: 1) Institute for Search and Rescue, which works on advanced technology development...
nfpjob.co.uk is an online jobs board dedicated to the not-for-profit sector. The website hosts all levels of positions for many UK charities.
Taking IT Global is a web-based platform for ideas and expression and a resource that provides opportunities for young people to network and develop projects with others. There are 170,000 members globally, with 904 in Malaysia. The site provides country-based information, and is available in many...
Map Quest Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of America Online Inc, provides detailed maps and driving directions for the US, as well as an online world atlas.