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India - Cyclone Gaja
Humanity Road activated its disaster desk on Thursday November 15, 2018 in advance of landfall of Cyclone Gaja in India. This situation report number 1 provides helpful links and situational information based on early indications in social media.
Cyclone Gaja, which made landfall near Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam in the wee hours of November 16, has claimed 45 lives across the state, according to a statement released by the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Sunday.
Health minister C Vijayabhaskar, a native of Pudukottai said the district has not faced such a monstrous cyclone since 1960. “In the last half a century, we have not seen such a ferocious cyclonic storm,” he said and appealed to the people to assist the rescue operations. Situation Report
Super Typhoon Yutu - CNMI
CNMI Situation Report No. 1 Was published on October 25, 2018. Super Typhoon Yutu is the worst storm to hit this region since 1968. As it moves away from the Marianas region, extensive damage to critical infrastructure on Saipan and Tinian has left the Commonwealth devastated with many families displaced. Relief and recovery efforts are now well underway as the CNMI Government is taking appropriate measures to ensure the safety and security of all residents in the Marianas. a request has been made to the CNMI governor for help to restore their down power poles and lines.
Mexico - Hurricane Willa
Situation Report No. 1 Was published on October 24, 2018. Hurricane Willa made landfall as a category 3 hurricane packing winds of 120 mph.
Florida Bay County Michael Situation Report Oct 17 2018
This situation report No. 3 was published on Oct 17 at 10am Eastern. The focus area is for Bay County, Florida for resources being offered and urgent needs based on early indications in social media.
Georgia Hurricane Michael October 2018
Situation Report No. 1 was published on October 14, 2018 and contains county and community level updates on the most significantly impacted counties in Georgia. It does not represent all counties. It also includes the communications outage report by the FCC.
Humanity Road activated its disaster desk on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in advance of landfall to amplify official guidance.
The storm made landfall on October 10 as a Category 4 hurricane near Mexico Beach, FL., just before 1 p.m. local time. By 4pm, the storm was 30 miles west of Bainbridge, Ga., and had been downgraded to a Category 3, with maximum winds of 125 m.p.h. The governors of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina have all declared emergencies for at least parts of their states, encompassing tens of millions of residents. source
Florida Hurricane Michael October 2018
Situation Report No. 1 is based on early indications in social media following landfall for Hurricane Michael on some of the counties of Florida in the United States. It also includes useful information links. It is based on initial reports from social media and public domain sources. Humanity Road activated its disaster desk on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 in advance of landfall to amplify official guidance.
The storm made landfall on October 10 as a Category 4 hurricane near Mexico Beach, Fla., just before 1 p.m. local time. By 4 p.m., the storm was 30 miles west of Bainbridge, Ga., and had been downgraded to a Category 3, with maximum winds of 125 m.p.h. The governors of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina have all declared emergencies for at least parts of their states, encompassing tens of millions of residents. source
Hurricane Florence 2018
Activity Summary Oct 2
Humanity Road activated its Hurricane Florence response on September 10 at 6:12 pm and remained on active response for 25 days supporting those impacted by Hurricane Florence. We produced a vulnerable resources report for Southeastern Virginia, a Strategic Heat Map for Search and Rescue, Two situation reports for North Carolina and a physical deployment to Lumberton, NC in support of the boat relief teams.
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Highlights 2018 Responses
- Mudslides - Montecito California Situation Report 1/11/2018
- Cyclone Gita - Tonga Situation Report 2/12/2018
- Earthquake M7.5 - Papua New Guinea Situation Report 2/26/2018
- Volcanic Eruption - Hawaii Kilauea Situation Report 5/14/2018
- Volcanic Eruption - Fuego Volcano Guatemala Situation Report 6/4/2018
- Tornado Outbreak - Iowa Situation Report 7/20/2018
- Wildfires - Northern California Situation Report 7/28/2018
- Earthquake M7.0 - Lombok Indonesia Situation Report 8/6/2018
- Flooding - Kerala India Situation Report 8/19/2018
- Hurricane Lane - Hawaii Situation Report 8/23/2018
- Hurricane Florence Heat Map 9/12/2018
- Hurricane Florence Situation Report 9/15/2018
Hawaii Hurricane Lane 2018
On August 22, 2018 Humanity Road activated its disaster desk to assist officials by amplifying official guidance in social media. On August 23, Humanity Road produced Situation Report No. 1 containing useful links to government and non-government resources.
On August 24, Humanity Road issued Situation Report No. 2 providing updates on status of power, gas, communications, airports, Embassy information, shelter, health and hospitals, and animals.
Kerala India Flooding 2018
Humanity Road activated its disaster desk on August 16 after severe flash flooding and landslides impacted the state of Kerala in India. This report provides early indications based on social media. See Situation Report
7.0 Earthquake Indonesia - Lombok
Humanity Road activated its disaster desk on August 5, 2018 after a M7.0 earthquake hit Lombok Island near Bali. This island was also hit by a large earthquake on July 29, 2018 which damaged an estimated 1,000 houses. There are reports that North Lombok and the 3 Gili Islands have suffered the most damage. Landslides and downed trees are cutting off North Lombok, and there are initial reports of medical needs there. There are initial reports of a lot of damage in the Gili Islands, and electricity is out. Basarnas, National Agency Search and Rescue teams are on their way to evacuate residents and tourist from Gili. See situation report
Northern California Wildfires
Humanity Road activated its disaster desk to assist officials by amplifying official guidance in social media and produced a situation report on July 28, 2018 providing links to official websites, phone numbers and social media accounts to follow for disaster resource information for people and animals impacted by wildfires in Shasta, Mendocino and Mariposa counties which have had state disaster declarations. Situation Report