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One year after Sandy, revolutionizing disaster response with CGI, Team Rubicon, and Direct Relief

To mark the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, we prepared a short video in partnership with CGI.

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Philanthropy Engineers embed with Team Rubicon for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Since 4 November, Palantir’s Philanthropy Engineering team has been supporting Team Rubicon’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. We have engineers on the ground in Brooklyn and Far Rockaway who are standing up, operating, and training volunteers on our software, while others provide reachback support from our offices across the country. This is an exciting time for Philanthropy Engineering at Palantir not only because we are supporting such an inspiring mission, but because it is the first time that we’ve deployed engineers to a disaster area to support relief efforts directly. Several of our Philanthropy Engineers have been writing up reports from the field, and we want to share them here since they best communicate what this effort is all about.

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