Lost Person Finder is a suite of tools from NLM to assist in family reunification during and after emergencies. It contains tools for the general public, the disaster workforce, and hospitals.
People Locator and the associated app ReUnite are designed to help the general public find missing persons after a large-scale disaster. They are also suitable for use by emergency managers, disaster camp coordinators, disaster relief organizations, and medical aid and relief workers who are assisting in family reunification efforts after a disaster. Together, People Locator and the ReUnite app provide a cross-platform solution for finding missing persons from any device, any operating system, and any screen size.
Using these programs, you can:
People Locator is a mobile-responsive Web site that requires Internet connectivity. It allows you to find and report missing family, friends, and animals during and after disasters. Following is an example of a list of records and the details of a single record during a disaster:
Sample record from People Locator
The ReUnite App for Family Reunification provides the ability to upload information about missing and found persons for reunifying families during and after disasters. It reports structured information to the NLM People Locator service. The app collects data on missing or found people and uploads this data to the Web site when Internet connectivity is available. ReUnite is available on iOS and Android.
Various views of the ReUnite App for Family Reunification
TriageTrak and TriagePic help you quickly gather incoming victim photos and identifying information at hospital triage, supporting your needs for subsequent identification and family reunification. The software system, developed by the NLM Lost Person Finder Project, features two main components:
TriageTrak—a central Web site that your hospital can host
In general, with both TriageTrak and TriagePic, you can:
Which of the following apps would be most valuable/useful for weather-related events? Select all that apply.
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