Saturday, September 2, 2017

#Harvey is a #Hazmat Situation -Updated

CNN is reporting that tests from Independent firm,  A&B Labs, is showing alarming rates of E.Colia Fecal Matter and all of the requirements for the Necrotizing fasciitis (NF), AKA Flesh Eating Bacteria.   Anyone in areas that have Harvey Flood Waters must start to take extreame causion when entering water with any open cuts or wounds.

HEF has reviewed  State of Texas Mitigation Plan Update 2013 and didn't see any provision or planning for Hazmat situations and it should also be noted that this plan that the Counties haven't made their plans interoperable with the overall State plan. 

HEF is looking for any #CrisisMappers and #Hazmat Experts to working on this on going and developing issue. 

#HarveyHazmat needs to be used on Social Media to make everyone aware of this dangerous issue. 



Thursday, August 31, 2017

Mandatory Evacuations for Crosby TX Arkema Chemical Plant

A HazMat report of multiable oil spills in #Westhoff & #Hochheim TX.

Harvey damages oil tanks, spilling 30,000 gallons of crude

Burlington Resources Oil and Gas. reported

16,170-gallon (385 barrels) oil leak

13,272-gallon (316 barrels) spill

reported on Fox News.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Need Home Have Home for Harvey

Help Earth Foundation has stood up a crowdmap project called Need Home | Have Home with the goal of getting homes to those that need them from those that have them to give. is the Social Network for this project and the #CrowdMap can be found on the Ushiati platfrom

We're looking for CrisisMapper and CrisisFreeAgents . 

Nelson Jacobsen, Chairman

Help Earth Foundation

Friday, August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey is going to do major damage

By all account this Cat 3 Hurricane Harvey will be not just an issue for wind and general hurricane hazards, the storm is forcased to sit over Texas Hill Country and several Gulf Coast States.

Here's WindyTV's view of Harvey and it's current Winds

Please Evacuate all low lying areas in Texas and along the Gulf Coast and tune into to local, state and federal emergency resouces and on Twitter follow #HurricaneHarvey

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Let's RHoK DC this June 3-4 2017

June 3-4 2017

Once again Random Hacks of Kindness is going to be offering individuals, organizations and government agencies the chance to have the {Coders, Designers,Hackers, Programers, UXers}
address a challenge that you can submit to them for a weekend of Open Good Hacks.

To register visit

Please share #RHoKDC6317