We would like to wish our global Emergency 2.0 Wiki community a safe and peaceful Christmas and New Year and say a big Thank You for helping us build resilient communities empowered with the knowledge to use social media in emergencies.
Sharing information and resources
Thank you to all who shared tips, news, links, apps, guidelines, research reports and other resources.
Promoting the wiki
Reference Group members
Thank you to our Reference Group members for helping us develop content on the wiki and for promoting the wiki to your networks.
Alliance and collaboration partners
Thank you to our knowledge sharing alliance partners Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Australasian Chapter, the Risk Management Institution of Australasia (RMIA), and Partnerships Toward Safer Communities (PTSC-Online – Canada).
We would also like to thank VOSG (Virtual Operations Support Group for inviting us to partner with them to deliver the #SMEMau Australian Disasters Twitter Chat and Humanity Road for their leadership in managing the USA Directory on the wiki global directory.
Pro bono Partners
Thank you to our pro bono partners who freely provide their services to the Wiki: our auditors Bentleys, web host Mammoth Media, lawyers HWL Ebsworth and NFP Lawyers and our WordPress Site designer, Joanna Lane (also a wiki reference group member and NYVOST Team Lead).
We would like to thank Emergency Management Australia, of the Australian Attorney General’s Department, for sponsoring our presentation at the 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference #IDRC2014 organised by the Global Risk Forum in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR). Through this conference we also shaped future world policy, making recommendations towards the development of the Post 2015 Disaster Risk Reduction Framework which will be ratified at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan in March 2015.
We also thank our other many supporters who contributed to make our participation at #IDRC2014 a reality.
We wish you a safe and peaceful Christmas and New Year and look forward to working with you in 2015 to help build disaster resilient communities.
With warmest wishes and lots of cheer,
Eileen Culleton, Founder and CEO (voluntary)