Irish organization providing Internet for tornado victims

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OKLAHOMA CITY -- When you think of tornado recovery, clearing debris and rebuilding structures comes to mind.

One of the big frustrations tornado victims face is getting connected again; such as recharging cellphones and regaining access to Internet and Wi-fi.

Moore has benefited from a mobile Internet center thanks to the generous work of an organization in Ireland.

Evert Bopp with Disaster Tech-Lab was in our studios with Linda Cavanaugh and he has just arrived from overseas.

His organization has helped in Haiti’s earthquake and after hurricane Sandy; and now Moore.

It’s crucial to provide technology for families trying to restore their lives after a disaster he says.

The organizations Internet centers or “cafes” are coordinated from Ireland and run by local people.

He says disaster assistance is a growing field.

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