Man Buried Underneath the Rubble in Haiti Got Help Using iPhone

By Dipankar Das, Gaea News Network
Thursday, January 21, 2010

 new_apple_ihone_3g_16gb4 Dan Woolley , an US filmmaker went to Haiti to shoot a documentary film. The earthquake struck during this time when he was buried under the rubble. Then he used his digital SLR to illuminate the place.  Ultimately, he took shelter in an elevator shaft. Next he used his iPhone to determine how to get help using iPhone first aid apps. It says how to put bandage at his leg and stop the bleeding from the head wound. The instruction also advise him not to fall in sleep if he is in a shock. That’s why Dan switched off the cellphone in every twenty minutes. A french rescue team saved him after 65 hours.

The use of iPhone converted Dan an amateur doctor and help him survive the natural disaster. So, we can conclude that iPhone and similar type of smartphones have tremendous social implications. If you have a device like iPhone with internet connection in combination with some mobile apps, it can potentially save your life in hazardous situation like Dan.

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