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Three strong earthquakes shook Puerto Rico on Tuesday morning, damaging buildings, knocking out power after another strong earthquake less than 24 hours earlier. A magnitude 6.4 quake struck just before 4:30 a.m. local time Tuesday, off the coast of southwest Puerto Rico, about 8 miles wsw of...

Louisiana Hurricane Barry

This is situation report No. 1 for flooding in Louisiana in July of 2019 based upon early indications in social media. The report contains useful links and summaries for 14 Parishes of interest in Louisiana along the path of the storm. Barry made landfall on July 13, 2019, on...

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This special USA situation report provides detailed state summaries for storms, tornadoes, straight line winds and flooding for the past 90 days across the United States.

According to the National Weather Service, there were nearly 4,400 individual reports of severe weather reported in May...

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We are publishing the newest Facebook Disaster Maps from the Woolsey and Camp Fires. The 2018 wildfire season is the most destructive on record in California, with a total of...


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...

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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.


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This is 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....

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Situation Report 2 was published on October 12, 2018 and is a regional report on 14 counties impacted in Florida. This report provides county and community level updates and includes the first communications outage report by the FCC issued October 11 as well as a link to our Humanity Road...

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Humanity Road has been providing assistance with volunteer staffing, badging, scheduling and training for the local volunteers helping a local community resource and relief center at the Allenton Rural Fire Department in Lumberton NC. Also, we have been producing local status reports for...

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In response to Hurricane Florence in North Carolina, Humanity Road published two situation reports and deployed physically to Lumberton, NC>

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Updated as of August 24, 2018 8:00 am local time

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...


Humanity Road activated its disaster desk to assist officials by amplifying official guidance in social

media. Wildfires move very fast, changing the situation on the ground rapidly. These situation reports provide links to official websites, phone numbers and social media accounts to...

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Several tornadoes tore through Iowa late Thursday, flattening homes and businesses, overturning cars and causing several injuries. According to the National Weather Service, there were 28 reports of tornadoes, mostly in Iowa. The hardest hit areas were the central Iowa cities of Pella,...

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About 65 homes are destroyed and 17 people reported dead in mudslides across Montecito, California. Mandatory evacuation orders were expanded Thursday evening, Jan 11, to Montecito areas below Highway 192/Foothill road, a move Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said is meant to...

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Communications Report No. 2 provides updates from Puerto Rico as of October 6, 2017 for status of communications in 34 specific municipalities in Puerto Rico. The report includes municipalities most impacted by cell towers down. It is not an all inclusive list for impacted...

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Humanity Road is activated for Florida for Hurricane Irma. This is a report of impacts from Hurricane Irma 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...

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Tractor Trailers loaded with hay and fencing material line up getting ready to depart to the panhandle wildfires.

Update April 20, 2017

Today we lay our pitchfork down and close out this activation. It’s been an honor helping to support the disaster response with fuel credits. Helping defray the cost of delivering food and supplies to farmers and animals impacted by wildfires was one...

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More than 180,000 people are under evacuation orders which also includes “all Yuba County on the valley floor” and the city of Marysville. Evacuations have been ordered for low levels of Oroville, California, and several areas downstream from Lake Oroville because of erosion on the Oroville...

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This is Humanity Road’s Situation Report No. 1 for the August flooding in Louisiana. It includes information on general background, emergency numbers and helplines, reunification sites, communications, and help for animals. It also includes sections for 5 parishes: Ascension, East Baton Rouge,...

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On March 19, by joint effort Humanity Road and Standby Task Force collaborated to create parish map of Louisiana. The GIS map can be accessed at the...

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The following resources cover a wide range of national, state, regional, and local human and social service organizations, governmental organizations and other associations that may be able to help people recover from the recent South Carolina floods.

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Joaquin has left much of South Carolina flooded, and left many people without access to water.

Humanity Road has been activated by FEMA to check on water needs and supplies in Columbia, Charleston, and statewide.


Five states along the eastern coast of the United States have declared a state of emergency in anticipation of Hurricane Joaquin. It is no longer expected to make landfall along the coast.

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(Humanity Road Disaster response operations concluded on August 14, 2015 for this event)

Ongoing daily and near real-time situation report updates on the Soudelor disaster, especially social media info.

Over 30 July – 3 August, Tropical Cyclone Soudelor crossed the...

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An earthquake measuring an estimated 6.0 struck southern Napa County early Sunday with widespread reports of damage throughout the area. Humanity Road volunteers monitored this event and amplified instructions and messages from officials. This was the largest Bay Area quake since the 1989 Loma...

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On August 2, 2014, the Governor of Ohio declared a state of emergency and the state Emergency Operations Center (EOC) was opened in response to a contaminant, microcystin, being found in Toledo’s Collins Park Water Treatment Plant.

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