Stand-by Partners jumping in headfirst into Indonesia
One afternoon, whilst comfortably working at his office in Goteborg, Patrick Thorden, a Swedish Immigration Officer received a call. “Are you available for a mission to Padang- Indonesia?”– an automated voice asked when he picked up the phone. “Press 1 if you’re available, 2 if you’re not….”
Tsunami ICT Operation
Many people took part of the Tsunami emergency in Indonesia. They volunteered from all corners of the world, and within hours packed their things and flew to help people who had just faced one of the worst natural disasters ever. When asked to write a story about the ICT operation in Indonesia, I thought the best way was to use a collage of their own stories to pay a tribute to their efforts.