When Disaster Strikes: The Role of Technology in Aid Relief
We’re seeing a huge change in the role of technology in global disaster relief, and how it aid victims of earthquake, tsunami, flood and other emergency situations. Authorities are embracing small robots to search for survivors trapped in buildings and deploying drones during hurricane Katrina. The public turned to Twitter and Facebook for quick updates and assistance in the aftermath of the Japan earthquake. This graphic explain how current technology is changing humanitarian relief and saving thousands of lives. See also the Science of Earthquakes and Damages Caused by Hurricanes to American Homes.