Sustainable Recovery in Haiti Panel

Join a select group of key stakeholders this Saturday Jan 12 on the third anniversary of the earthquake as we look back and forward to the future. A joint effort of Relief 2.0, Stanford University and ESIH. (more...)

Road to the Future Photo Exhibit

A visual journey through the impact of the earthquakes that hit Haiti in January 2010 and Japan on March 2011, the joint response and sustainable recovery efforts. (more...)

Journey of the X

Bicycle ride from Santo Domingo to Port-au-Prince, New York and Boston. Bringing together the TEDx communities on these cities and raising awareness on the challenges and opportunities of innovation and collaboration. (more...)

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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami March 2011

Map of Small Businesses in our Business Recovery Pilot in Ishinomaki

This is a map of businesses affected by the Big Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan participating in our Business Recovery as a Disaster Recovery Strategy Pilot in Japan. Our goal is to find matching businesses, partners and people willing to collaborate to get them to re-open their businesses and activate the local economy, generating wealth and employment as part of our "Disaster Recovery with dignity, inclusion, generation and distribution of wealth" initiative.

Early Relief 2.0 Enterprise in Japanese Culture: Barefoot Gen in Hiroshima

Relief 2.0 Enterprise by Barefoot Gen!

The first time I presented in Japan the Relief 2.0 Enterprise strategy for disaster recovery with dignity, inclusion and generation of wealth through business recovery and entrepreneurship promotion under the 4 steps approach of "Never Help: Enable, Engage, Empower and Connect", I knew I was home. Prof.

Partnering with Digital Democracy for Recovery Projects in Japan

Digital Democracy logo

We had a second, very productive meeting with Emily Jacobi, co-founder and executive director of Digital Democracy and agreed to adapt two of their most effective projects for the recovery process in Japan:

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