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The State of Oregon is piloting a data sharing site complete with API's, social comments about the data, embedding views and social sharing capabilities. It looks like any agency can use it to easily share their data. Lets show them this is a successful and appreciated approach by creating apps and encouraging use of the Pilot (and beyond). It is at . This is not an application idea, but it is an idea. :)

Cross-platform Group Messaging and Location Beaconing for Disaster Relief

This application is a resource for citizens, medical teams and governments before, during and after disasters. allows mobile users to send an emergency GPS beacon to a real-time map. Crises responders can view all of the help requests on the webpage, along with hospitals and fire stations, real-time 911 calls related to natural disasters.
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