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Type of business Private
Type of site
News & blogging
Available in English
Founded December 2009
Headquarters New York City, New York, U.S.
Owner Joshua Wilwohl
Chuck Frank
Founder(s) Joshua Wilwohl
Chuck Frank
Key people Joshua Wilwohl, Editor-in-chief
Chuck Frank, Publisher
Employees 20
Slogan(s) "Crisis. It reveals character."
Alexa rank Negative increase 25,288,916 (April 2013)[1]
Registration Optional
Launched December 1, 2009
Current status Inactive

The was an online news organization that offered commentary and analysis on emergencies and disasters around the world.[2][3][4][5][6] It was unique not only for its content, but also because it was operated completely on handheld devices, such as the iPhone and BlackBerry, by staff anywhere in the world.[7][8] It was co-founded in 2009 by Joshua Wilwohl and Chuck Frank.[2][5][8]