Another busy week for the Humanity Road volunteers! Our digital disaster volunteers monitor on-going and potential disaster situations to assess for urgent unmet needs and to help propagate accurate and timely information.
This week our volunteers were monitoring:
- Flooding in Maryland, US
- Flooding in Michigan, US
- Flooding in New York, US
- Flooding in Maine, US
- Continued recovery from Hurricane Iselle in Hawaii, US
- Landslide and flooding continuing in Nepal
Other Humanity Road activities in the past week:
- Humanity Road’s Cat Graham is in Nepal this week providing guidance and support during the Pacific Endeavor (PE 2014) exercise to improve disaster relief operations across Asia. The scenario is a large earthquake in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu. PE 2014’s overall goals are to test the countries’ communications infrastructure and to enhance interoperability between participant nations, non-government organizations, and the international humanitarian community. More than 20 Asia-Pacific countries are participating.
- The Humanity Road Volunteer Newsletter for August/September was released.
- The Annual Report for 2013 was published. What a full year! Thank you volunteers and supporters for helping Humanity Road help others in need.
Curious about Humanity Road? Would you like to join us? Start by visiting Humanity Road’s volunteer page.