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Humanity Road’s Weekly Activity Report – October 3rd-10th

Humanity Road (HR) monitors man-made and natural disaster around the globe. Here is what has been monitored and accomplished within the last week:

From October 3rd – October 10th Humanity Road volunteers were monitoring:

  • Hurricane Joaquin & East Coast Flooding – East Coast (South Carolina, Bahamas, Bermuda
    • Data-mined on the flooding situation on the East Coast.
    • Read our published SitRep on Hurricane Joaquin.
    • Activation by FEMA Tech Corps to report for Charleston and Columbia, SC, in addition to producing a Private Sector Report.
      • Focused on water supplies, distribution of bottled water, and status of the private sector in the cities of Columbia and Charleston.
      • Provided an initial report and then FEMA reassessed the situation to determine if they need any updates.
      • The SC Situation Report was delivered via email and also posted on our website.
    • Searched for queries on Twitter, amplified official information, evacuation notices, animal needs, water distribution sites, and sources of assistance.
    • Volunteers attended South Carolina’s Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (SCVOAD) and SC Volunteer Coordination calls.

Other Humanity Road news from October 3rd – October 10th:

  • Crisis Clean-Up
    • Amplified the Crisis Cleanup number
      • Provided it directly to two people on Twitter requesting help.
    • Updates were provided by various aid agencies including Information Technology Disaster Resource Center (ITDRC) and Humanity Road
    • United Way – Organization managing volunteer coordination
      • The state coordinator for United Way called the Crisis Clean-Up application “an integral role in managing cross-coordination.”
    • Great Shake Out – Oct 15
      • The Great Shakeout happens at 10:15 am October 15.
        • Check out this link for more information.
        • Humanity Road will amplify information regarding this event.

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