Urgent Evoke

A crash course in changing the world.

Volcanic ash - networking stranded travellers

I discovered there is a Facebook group for stranded travellers, that could be a good start for networking opportunities around the globe. From their fronpage message:

"Hundreds of thousands of us are stranded, thanks to billowing ash from Iceland's Mt. Elslksjlaresssrfzzzt. Let's come together, swap stories, keep our spirits up, and offer advice for coping with our situations.

TWITTER: #getmehome #ashtag for up-to-the-minute opportunities

Find HELP in the Country-by-Country threads under the DISCUSSIONS tab (upper center of this page)

Find RIDES at http://www.roadsharing.com

Find LODGING and RIDES via http://spy.appspot.com/find/getmehome

Find BOTH in this group's Discussion tab (above)

MORE HELP at VOLCANOHELP.EU be sure to post there!

Find SANITY by realizing you are doing the best that you possibly can. The volcano is, well, bigger than all of us."

Is it going to be possible to start a skills exchange just for a few days' labour? It would be worthwhile for people who are struggling to pay for extra accomodation and so on. Not sure how to take this forward, any ideas?

Views: 23

Comment by Sarah Shaw Tatoun on April 19, 2010 at 7:36am
Oh-- thanks-- should have known you were on it, Starling! I posted the link to the African discussion on Facebook on your Kenya blog post.
Comment by Sarah Shaw Tatoun on April 19, 2010 at 8:27am
Found these as well: Crisis Mappers, and Crisis Mappers on Twitter, and another Facebook page: Gathering Under the Ash Cloud. From what I see, though, not many people are responding. I think people who are stranded so far are probably just waiting and assuming they'll be underway soon. I wonder if this is true?
Comment by Starling on April 19, 2010 at 9:12am
Thanks Sarah :) It would be good to start a wiki page to collect all the relevant links up - actually the wiki could be the architecture we need to do a skill-share as well?
Comment by Starling on April 19, 2010 at 9:57am
Created a page on the wiki for a start, please could you add those links you've found? Or I will do it when I next get a mo, gotta go. x
Comment by Sarah Shaw Tatoun on April 19, 2010 at 11:06am
Updated the page with links found so far.


You need to be a member of Urgent Evoke to add comments!

Join Urgent Evoke

Latest Activity

Asger Jon Vistisen posted a blog post

Stinging Nettle

In this blog post I will focus on a plant that is abundant in our nature, and which is immensely nutritious. It's of course the Stinging Nettle. Let's start with the chemical constituents of this plant:37 % Non-Nitrogen-Extracts19 - 29 % Ash9 - 21 % Fiber4 % Fat22 % ProteinOnce the leaves are drid, their protein content can reach an astounding 40 %, which is much higher than beef, which even under the best of circ***tances can never exceed 31 % protein. In addition the Stinging Nettle consists…See More
Apr 13
Jonathon McCallum posted a blog post

The meal

It is 7'oclock, I was late home from work due to an assignment that i wanted to get ahead on. By the time I get home I am feeling extremley tired and I cannot be bothered to make a proper meal. I walk to the fridge and open it to see what there is for me to eat. All of the out of date foodstuffs have been automaticaly thrown away by the fridge, they will be recycled tomorrow as animal feed or something. I see i have organic local eggs and some local cheese. Foods are vacc** sealded for easy…See More
Mar 10
Jean Paul Galea shared a profile on Facebook
Mar 1
Kevin posted a blog post


FutureToday is 2020/1/1. It is just like yesterday. The war is still continuing. It has started since 2010. In 2010, that year was a horrible year. Almost every energy ran out. Every country’s governments were crushed down at the same time. There were riots everywhere. All of the big company’s bosses were killed xdeadx in the riots. Troops fought each other everywhere. Food was bought up xawayx at once. There were no more food supplies in any shops. The economy was all crushed down. All the…See More
Jan 1
Namwaka Mooto posted blog posts
Jan 13, 2016
T D updated their profile
Sep 3, 2015
Brook Warner posted blog posts
Aug 25, 2015
Santiago Vega posted blog posts
May 5, 2015
Santiago Vega commented on Santiago Vega's blog post Act 8
May 5, 2015
Santiago Vega posted photos
May 5, 2015
Rico Angel Rodriguez posted blog posts
May 2, 2015
Rico Angel Rodriguez posted a photo

public servants

The exchange works directly for state and public workers and servants. It gives them credit in exchange for the amount of public work they contribute to the community. The more constructive they are based off a base rate the more credit they recieve.
May 2, 2015
Brian Hurley posted blog posts
May 2, 2015
Brian Hurley commented on Brian Hurley's blog post ACT: Future of Currency
May 2, 2015
Rico Angel Rodriguez posted a blog post

Where I will be in ten years.

Ten years from now I will be in a political job assisting with people in the midlands of South Carolina particularly the rural working class and farmers. As the class of people that feed the nation I find that it is imperative that we assist with making sure they produce as much food as possible. I would like to support local scientists as well that are leading in research on how to produce food more efficiently. I will also be participating in missions to foreign countries to help people with…See More
May 1, 2015
Jeffrey Smeriglio posted blog posts
Apr 29, 2015

Follow EVOKE on Twitter

Official EVOKE Facebook Page

EVOKE RSS Activity Feed

© 2020   Created by Alchemy.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service