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Causes: Disaster Aid, Disaster Preparedness & Relief Services

Mission: We help the public survive, sustain and reunite after catastrophic disaster by closing the black hole of communications. We monitor social media to save lives. We connect people and animal owners with those who can provide them aid.

Results: Our volunteers are making a difference in the lives of people struck by disaster. In 2013 we responded to 200 events and helped 10,000 people get food and water and 121 people get rescued. Each year the lives we touch has grown.

Target demographics: people and animals impacted by disaster

Direct beneficiaries per year: aid providers rescue more than 100 people and give food and water to 10,000 more people impacted by disaster

Geographic areas served: places all over the world

Programs: monitoring social media to save lives, testing new disaster response tools and technology, and helping emergency officials plan and conduct preparedness campaigns and exercises

Community Stories

69 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

As an expert in HADR Radio Communications I truly understand the power of swift and clear communications. Humanity Road is one of the most inspiring and relevant non profits that exist in this sector today. Their obvious passion for helping people during the humanitarian disasters is equal only to the extraordinary results they achieve when they "deploy". The aggregated data that is collected via the various sources of social media they analyse helps guide the big organisations more efficiently in helping the affected people. However they also live and die by the adage that they must always keep the human in humanitarian relief, it may all be online but it always more about the people.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

Humanity Road is a great volunteer organization that serves for disaster relief. I'm really glad o be one of the volunteers in Humanity Road, it provides me opportunities to contribute to save more lives suffered in the disaster,

Advisor

Rating: 5

The most important aspect of any small organization is its people. I have known and worked with the principals of Humanity Road for many years, and I have always admired their drive, dedication, and talent. I have seen them persevere and succeed where much larger organizations have failed. They're the best.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 4

Humanity Road, Inc. offers many useful tools in social media and technology that are useful in helping nonprofits and faith based organizations reach out to the rest of the world in what donations and services are needed during times of disasters. We are thankful they are part of our disaster relief networks!

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Humanity Road is a proven and trusted partner in the whole community approach to disaster preparedness, emergency management, and recovery operations.

Client Served

Rating: 5

CERT GHANA is Community Emergency Response Team,Ghana.A nonprofit and nongovernmental organization that trains community volunteers in Ghana in disaster preparedness and response.In light of this work the is always in constant contact with Humanity Road.This Humanity Road organization is a place to be.People working here are those with BIG HEARTS. They see the world but only the community they live in.They utilized every minute and every second of their times in saving lifes over the globe.They seek for support for those in need in terms of connections of disaster and crisis.HUMANITY ROAD has always been an advicer to CERT GHANA Beyond this, they donated a laptop,microphone wireless adapter drive and a CERT Pin to CERT GHANA.This they believe would go in a long way to help CERT GHANA's training supervisors to train more volunteers in disaster preparedness and response.Only God the almighty and supreme can them with perpatual blessings for the good works they are doing for the World as a community.To us as Ghanaians we say Ayikooooooo! Netumapam?Naawuni niyosamli!

Toni23

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I've been a volunteer with Humanity Road since the Haiti earthquake. I've seen first-hand the good they do -- lives saved, people and relief organizations helped, the public informed with first aid advice and other life-saving information. It has been and continues to be an honor to volunteer with them -- the most rewarding "work" I have ever done. The principals of this organization are people of the utmost integrity, utmost humanitarianism -- caring, intelligent, and FUN people! If you're willing to learn, and care about helping people and animals in a disaster, I highly recommend Humanity Road!

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I first got in touch with Humanity Road when setting up our relief effort for Haiti in February 2010. They were a fantastic help and a enormous resource of information and contacts. When our first transport to Haiti fell through they were able to arrange alternate transport within a couple of hours.
Since them I have seen them go from strength to strenght providing invaluable support services in numerous disasters across the globe.
They have mastered the use of social & online media as a tool for providing aid and I can strongly advice other organisations to work with them in the future.

redcrossmom

Board Member

Rating: 5

I have been deeply moved and humbled by the outpouring of volunteers who in 2010 have responded to disasters around the world. As the founder and chair for Humanity Road, it has been my privilege to work with many talented and dedicated volunteers and humanitarian aid agencies connect those impacted by disaster with desperately needed aid. Humanity Road is a pioneer in digital disaster response and is setting benchmarks for the use of social media in disaster response.