disaster relief

Design Japanese Design Firm Rethinks The Portable Toilet For Disaster Zones

The minimLET offers a way to handle waste needs in the wake of a major disaster

Advertising Billboards Emerge from Hurricane Irma Rubble To Spread Hope

22squared beautifully repurposes billboards destroyed by the storm to help raise funds for victims

Technology Airbnb Look-Alike Raises Money for Homes Destroyed In Earthquake

The fundraising site allows users to donate to help rebuild Mexican homes that were lost in last month's earthquake

Luxury Luxury, Hand-Made Survival Kits for a Stylish Apocalypse

From water rations and bandaids to high-end treats, these satchels offer sleek comfort in the face of disaster

Home WiFi Harnesses Could Aid Dogs In Disaster Relief Efforts

The Smart Emergency Response System uses wireless sensors to turn search and rescue dogs into souped-up emergency first responders.

Innovation Intelligent Lifeguard Drone Rescues Victims From Drowning

Smart aerial robot prototype successfully performs search and rescue with life preservers.

Design Emergency Shelter Falls From The Sky For Immediate Disaster Relief

The LifeBox can support a family 4 during natural disasters.

Advertising Insect-Inspired Drone Helps Emergency Workers Navigate Disasters

Researchers developed a flying robot that simply bounces away from obstacles in its path.

Technology Airbnb Creates Permanent Tool For Disaster Victims To Find Nearby Housing

The company turns it's temporary disaster relief into an ongoing effort.

Syndicated Redeveloping Japan To Promote Creative Freedom [PechaKucha]

In today's stroll through the PechaKucha archive we uncover a presentation on how one organization is working to fund local architecture projects.

Gaming & Play Have Online Games Become The Latest Philanthropic Channel For Brands?

Social entertainment from companies such as Zynga are giving charities a boost by encouraging donations.

Video (Video) John Dimatos: PSFK Conference New York 2010

John Dimatos, a Resident Researcher at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and teacher of ‘Designing for UNICEF,’ speaks on how design and human understanding impact social organization.

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