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Christchurch earthquake: images, updates and information resources

23 February 2011 Posted by in category: information overload with Tags , , , ,

I've collected some places across the web where you can get upadates about the Christchurch earthquake.

Flickr Images

maching the quary christchurch earthquake.

A screen grab from Flickr search results about the Christchurch earthquake

Live tweets

in a three column layout webpage via Tweet Grid with these quaries: #eqnz OR #Chch filter:links | #eqnz OR #Chch twitpic OR video |  near:"christchurch, new zealand" within:15mi

a screen grab of a Tweetgrid three column layout

A map showing reports

from Ushahidi (a crowdsourcing desaster reporting tool) and other sources (Twitter, YouTube, Flickr)

a screen grab of a map overlaid with reports about the earthquake

A google map

called  'Christchurch earthquake: Map of the destruction' – contiatning "Information about what's been damaged in the aftermath of the magnitude 6.3 earthquake on February 22nd, 2011, and where people can get help".

A screen grab of a A google map

More resources and meta-resources 

  1. eqnz – Earthquake New Zealand Information Page
  2. Christchurch 22 Feb 2011 Earthquake
  3. #EQNZ: The Web Mobilizes for New Zealand Earthquake
  4. New Zealand Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management: – Homepage
  5. google crisis response – Christchurch Earthquake

1 Response to “Christchurch earthquake: images, updates and information resources”

  1. Name 4 April 2011 at 11:18 am (PERMALINK)

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