Indonesia: Java Quake Help Wiki Needs Online Volunteers

In response to the Java Quake of 27th May, 2006, the World Wide Help Group have set up the Java Quake Help Wiki and since it was set up, in the past 24 hours they are coordinating disaster relief operations with major aid agencies and relief teams on the ground. There's also a team working with them in setting up sms relay communications into affected areas based on the previous relief efforts in the region.

The wiki has the basic design and structure in place but they URGENTLY NEED online volunteers to help out with the wiki in terms of the following tasks:

1. Move relevant content from TsunamiHelp & the South Asia QuakeHelp Blog)
2. Scrape info from the blogs covering the quake on tehnorati and post it under relevant sections on the wiki
3 Post translations from the HelpJogja blog to the wiki (via Andy Carvin's link:
4. Remove irrelevant info
5. Add static info on the main page
6) spread the word out about the wiki


The group have been and are in touch with ICRC, TSF & IFRC and are receiving important information such as assessments directly from them which shows that they recognize their relief efforts on the blog and wiki. Additionally, they are being provided with 24/7 info updates from aid workers and their teams in the field and are also blogging at World Wide Help. A couple of NGOs have requested them to coordinate and communicate with them in publishing their situational repors on the wiki.

Any help from all of you for the organization and management of content on the wiki is most appreciated. If you're interested in lending a hand please head over to the wiki or drop them a line to javaquake AT worldwidehelp DOT info

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