When disaster strikes, OSS-based service is there to help

Posted by dcparris on Jun 6, 2006 7:50 PM EDT
NewsForge; By Tina Gasperson
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Last year, survivors of the many hurricanes that struck the Gulf Coast of the United States suffered from scarce resources and limited communication avenues. With families separated and desperate to find one another, ContactLovedOnes.org launched a free call-in service, based on open source software, that helped them to reconnect. Now, with hurricane season approaching once again, ContactLovedOnes.org is ready for the deluge.

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