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Crisis Camp Haiti: Techno-types volunteer their computer skills to aid quake victims
Thomas and about 45 other self-described "techies and geo-geeks" and other volunteers met at USC to collaborate on ways to use computers to design improved maps of battered Port-au-Prince neighborhoods, concoct better family-locater services for quake victims and speed more accurate and timely relief information from more closely coordinated data feeds
More than 7,000 US nurses volunteer for Haiti
More than 7,000 nurses in the United States have volunteered to go to Haiti to help injured survivors of the devastating earthquake.
National Nurses United, a national union, says nurses nationwide have answered its appeal to travel to the island country. Spokesman Charles Idelson said Friday that more than 1,000 nurses have registered in California and about 500 in New York.