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Publicly-Reported Community-Based Disaster Events

Unless otherwise indicated, community-based data contained on this Web site are available to the public and are searchable by all visitors to the Web site. Data may be received from various sources, as indicated on individual records:
  1. By direct reporting to NLM through...
    • the PL "Report a Person" page
    • the "ReUnite" application
    • email
  2. From instances of Google Person Finder
  3. From other organizations
Submissions to the PL site are not moderated, and NLM and other contributing organizations should not be expected to review or verify the accuracy of any of the data presented on this Web site. Note that data received by direct submission to NLM may be disseminated to other agencies, institutions, and organizations assisting the effort to locate missing people, including the Google Person Finder.

For direct submissions to NLM, the sender's email address and iPhone device ID will be retained by NLM, but will not be displayed on the Web site. Contact email addresses that are explicitly provided by the submitter may be displayed, however, regardless of the manner in which the data were received.



Hospital-Based Disaster Events

Unless otherwise indicated, hospital-based data contained on this Web site are input by hospital personnel (i.e., registered PL users with hospital staff privileges), and available to and searchable by only hospital personnel and administrators. Data may be received from multiple sources, as indicated on individual records:
  1. By direct reporting to NLM through...
    • the PL "Report a Person" page
    • the "TriagePic" application
    • the "ReUnite" application
  2. From other hospitals and Emergency Management organizations.
Submissions to the PL site are not moderated, and NLM and other contributing organizations should not be expected to review or verify the accuracy of any of the data presented on this Web site.
Note that hospital-based data received by direct submission to NLM may be disseminated, with permission, to other agencies, institutions, and organizations assisting the effort to locate missing people.

For direct submissions to NLM, the sender's email address and iPhone device ID will be retained by NLM, but will not be displayed on the Web site. Contact email addresses that are explicitly provided by the submitter may be displayed, however, regardless of the manner in which the data were received.



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