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I decided to design my own emergency dark site for a future ash cloud emergency. In 2011, for example, Germany was affected from the Iceland volcano "Grímsvötn".
On my dark site, visitors can find a real-time news feed on the home screen:
It is possible to have a closer look at map, where the affected region will bet highlited:
Morevoer, people can ask questions via email which get answered as soon as possible. The most important questions will get added to the frequently asked questions section. Thus, an email account has been created additionally to the dark side with the following email adress: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To inform people and provide them with the latest information, the following three categories have been added to the website: "Press releases", "Safety Instructions" and "Research articles". In each section, it is possible to embed article links, upload doc**ents or share other doc**ents. So far, one press article about health concerns, two safety instructions and four journal research publications have been provided on the Website "Ash cloud emergency".
The website is not visible to the public at the moment. In cases of an emergency, it can be put online within a few seconds. With the following link, it is possible to enter the website: