Official Disaster Websites Lacking


David Stephenson reviews the official Web sites of government agencies and NGOs helping with the disaster relief and finds them sadly lacking. My bet is that none of them have included their Web site or even their IT staff in their disaster planning and never thought about how they might be used.

After 9/11, when Utah's Public Safety department was beefed up to have a 'homeland security' component, we had to fight for a seat at the table and found out that seats you have to fight for aren't worth having. This is a crowd for whom radios are about as high-tech as they want to get.