Morgan O'Neill: How Do You Help Your Town Dig Out From A Disaster? Morgan O'Neill was 24 years old when she and her sister spearheaded the effort to rebuild their town after a tornado. Later, she developed a way to help other communities rebuild after disasters.
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How Do You Help Your Town Dig Out From A Disaster?

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How Do You Help Your Town Dig Out From A Disaster?

How Do You Help Your Town Dig Out From A Disaster?

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About Morgan O'Neill's TED Talk

Morgan O'Neill was 24 years old when she and her sister spearheaded the effort to rebuild their town after a tornado. Later, she developed a way to help other communities rebuild after disasters.

About Morgan O'Neill

Morgan O'Neill serves as chief science officer for Recovers.org. Morgan and her sister, Caitria, found Recovers.org after a tornado leveled their hometown. Working as lead volunteer coordinators, the two created a flexible framework for an "unofficial" community response. Caitria and Morgan have translated their system into software for local coordinators, through Recovers.org. Their system can be rolled out quickly, helping local relief organizers turn interest into action.