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Our work involves whole-of-government, whole-of-community effort to provide sustainable solutions to populations under stress. This effort involves cooperation with numerous Department of Defense offices, as well as US government civilian agencies, private sector companies, non-profit organizations and empowered individuals. You can view samples of work here - technology demonstrations that showcase latest developments in disaster relief and emergency response; interagency, public-private field experimentations; and information related to humanitarian assistance, disaster response and defense support to civil authorities.

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Press Releases

NDU launches Challenge on gathering data on land mines and explosive remnants of war:

March 21, 2014

Each year, a large number of civilians are killed and injured by unexploded weapons such as artillery shells, land mines, mortars, grenades and bombs. These explosive remnants of war (ERW)...

TIDES attends Drones for Development Deep Dive

January 24, 2014

On 22 January in Washington, D.C., TIDES took part in an IREX-sponsored an event called "Drones for Development" which brought together specialists, practitioners, and scientists from the U.S....

Available Disaster Aps for use in Emergencies

December 26, 2013

TIDES Project has compiled a list of available disaster apps for use in various emergencies - please forward your apps to our attention!

Disaster Apps Challenge - We Need Advice!

December 26, 2013

The Center for Technology and National Security Policy is proposing a Disaster Apps Challenge to help identify and judge the best existing Disaster Apps on the market. For background, we published...

STAR-TIDES Response to Typhoon Haiyan Assistance

December 4, 2013

Background Information
On November 7, 2013 Super Typhoon Haiyan struck central Philippines devastating an entire way of life. Residents were left struggling in the wake of the largest...