Over 10,000 people have been forced from their homes as of Monday morning, with firefighters using all resources to contain the 220 active wildfires burning across the province Weeks of hot weather, followed by strong wind and lightning ignited the bone-dry forest of British Columbia.’s Interior on Friday, leading to a weekend of wildfires, road closures, evacuations and a provincial state of emergency.
In advance of landfall of Tropical Cyclone Debbie, Humanity Road activated its disaster desk on March 28 at 7:20 am local time in Queensland. Volunteers using social media guided the public on official agencies to follow to gain updated information about the situation. On Thursday, March 30 at 8:00 am local time, Humanity Road published its first situation report containing social media links and helpful information for the public impacted.
March 30, 2017 Download Situation Report #1 PDF