13 million Americans made donations online after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
9% of online Americans made donations on the internet to relief efforts and 7 million set up their own hurricane relief efforts using the internet.
Reconnecting to the Network After Katrina
In a natural disaster where most lines of communication have been severed, including telephone, cellular phone, cable and fiber optic, how do 100,000’s of displaced people get access to the internet? Community Technology organizations step into th…
Hurricane Katrina: In the face of disaster and chaos, people use the internet to coordinate relief
n the days after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast region and knocked out cell phone towers and landline telephone service, citizens, local community organizations, government agencies and news outlets turned to the internet as a communi…
Charitable Donating Online
The number of people who make charitable donations online has roughly doubled since 2002, but there’s plenty of room for growth.