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#Thread #KeralaFloods Detailed thread to document the historic efforts of various online groups in rescue and relief operations. Trust me, Whatsapp and Google sheets were the powerful weapons we had. Pic: An online control room set by NRKs in house at Abu Dhabi (1/n)
It was the time we truly realised the power of social media and instant messaging services with regard to disaster management. Many were stranded on roof-tops without any other contact to the world other than their mobile phones. Whatsapp brilliantly solved the issue. (2/n)
Before going in detail let me point out the problem statements. 1) Govt issued some helpline numbers but most of them were busy with numerous calls 2) Thousands of SOS requests flooded in social media which were not addressed in a systematic manner, hence turned spams (3/n)
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Okay, since the #WeShallOverCome is getting some attention now, I would like to detail it to all who is asking me what it actually is. Here goes a thread 👇
We have about 30+ members in the group who are from all around the world which helped us to work whole 24 hours for the last 4 days because we were having different timezone.
We were in touch with almost all the ground volunteers of differrent organisations, officials and even then rescue team which helped us to help others in need. They were very much helpful and putting their 100%.
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