The impetus for Random Hacks of Kindness came last spring at the first-ever Crisis Camp in Washington, D.C., which focused on the challenges that NGOs, governments, and first responders face during disasters.
Reaching out to founding partners Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo, a hackathon for humanity, was born. Emma Phillips, of the World Bank, says there are plans to replicate the event.
Friday morning featured a keynote from FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate.
November 15, 2009 4:31 PM PST
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