We need to move faster than ever now. People are dying of other causes. Ridiculously preventable causes like dehydration. I know we’re all doing what we can but I can’t accept that. So I urge you, continue to forward any information you recieve as far as wide as you possibly can.
Some of us understand/speak creole and/or french. (Or even just know someone who can) We are an invaluable resource to the ushahidi team right now. Please help them translate the help messages they receive. This is the closest thing the Haitians have to dialing 911 right now. Some people have been posting the locations of persons in need of help right now with the #haiti tag. Help me email their crucial, time-sensitive information to email@example.com. Their team has stated that this method is also used to report incidents on the ground.
Those of you in Haiti reading the UNION HAITI twitter, Carel Pedre’s and mine, please text their needs, names and locations to 4636 if you have a Digicel phone, or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org, the ones on the ground might be too panicked to do it. Thanks for all your help