Every year, the American Red Cross responds to more than 70,000
disasters in the U.S.–helping those affected receive food, shelter,
medical supplies and more. With the sheer number of disasters that occur
daily, they sought assistance identifying them and organizing relief.
Fusion92 developed a web-based application called
DASh, an analytics dashboard that monitors activity on the Red Cross website.
The app displays color-coded overlays on states experiencing unusual donation
activity or web traffic, providing early disaster detection and insights to
DASh is a first-of-its-kind alert system, helping
reshape the way disasters are identified and relief is managed. In the process,
it’s become an indispensable tool for responders.