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Help me3


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Help me3

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