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  • 1. A Disaster Example Situation 10 days ago a weak Category 3 Hurricane made landfall 35 miles Southeast of my town. It dropped 7 inches of rain and knocked out power, landline phones and my cable TV. My home only had minor damage and I have been sheltering in place at home. 1/22/2011 http://humanityroad.org “ I am out of food & water and my car is low on gas. I need help.”
  • 2. A Big Disaster Situation What he doesn’t know – Its Big 1/22/2011 http://humanityroad.org X 140,000 Regional Flooding Local Flooding National State of Emergency Regional and State Evacuation
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    I Need Shelter
    • Humanity Road Priorities
    • Priority 1 = Survive, Treat Wounds, Locate Hospitals
    • Priority 2 = Sustain, Find Water, Food, Shelter
    • Priority 3 = Reunite With Loved Ones
    1/22/2011 http://humanityroad.org “ Where do I go”
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    Where I Went Before Humanity Road
    • Home Depot Parking Lot is 15 miles East of my house
    • County EMA, FEMA, Salvation Army, Blue Tarps,
    • 50 people in line, average wait was about 2 hours
    1/22/2011 http://humanityroad.org “ The nearest shelter was 15 miles WEST of my house.”
  • 5. Disaster 2.0 A New World 1/22/2011 http://humanityroad.org “ Yeah – this is my world”
  • 6. GOOGLE: Find Shelter
      • Find Hospital
      • Find Shelter
      • Find Person
    • Find Shelter Petropolis, Brazil
    • 150K sites searched
    • #3 Site returned
    • Find Shelter Haiti
    • 1.6M sites searched
    • #1 Site returned
    1/22/2011 http://humanityroad.org
  • 7. About Us
    • Global digital disaster response volunteer organization
    • Support: online or via physical Internet response center
    • Focus: Survive, Sustain, Reunite
    • Target audience: Urgent needs of humans and animals in disaster
    • Volunteers: Highly Trained, Experienced Online Disaster Responders
    • Tools: Internet Based Communications
    • Example: Social Media Standardized Public Safety Messages
    • Scale: In 2010 supported 1000-2000 per day per disaster
    • 501c3 Nonprofit Organization
    1/22/2011 http://humanityroad.org
  • 8. Disaster 2.0 Toolbox
    • Prepare
    • Standardized Preparedness Messages by FEMA, Red Cross, Humanity Road
    • Volunteer Skills Based Training (Roles & Information Red Cross, FEMA)
    • Volunteer Tools Based Training (Official websites, Sahana Eden, Google)
    • Monitor
    • Weather: nws.gov; weather.gov/pwtc, nhcnoaa.gov
    • Geologic: USGS.gov, USGS DART, LISS.org, emsc-csem.org
    • Media: TV, Radio, Mainstream Media, Newsgroups, Social Media
    • Respond
    • Standardized Safety Messages by FEMA, Red Cross, Humanity Road
    • Local, County, State, Federal disaster response online info
    • Red Cross Shelter Finder, Google Resource Finder, Event Response Website
    1/22/2011 http://humanityroad.org
  • 9. Driven By Need Led By Experience Powered By Volunteers
        • http://humanityroad.org
        • http://twitter.com/humanityroad
        • http://Facebook/humanityroad
      • [email_address] or http://twitter.com/redcrossmom
      • [email_address] or http://twitter.com/Peaceful_Intent
      • Follow @Humanityroad & @redcrossdog for disaster response information
      • Volunteer with Humanity Road at http://humanityroad.org/volunteer
    1/22/2011 http://humanityroad.org