The Dashboard is a quick overview of the activity surrounding reports you have created or been assigned, and looks like this:
The colored tiles along the top of the screen provide a quick way to see the number of reports in each status. Clicking on a tile will take you to all the reports in that category.
The Activities section shows the various actions that have been taken, with the most recent being at the top. Clicking on a particular activity will take you to that report to view the updates.
At the top right of the screen along the blue header bar is a notifications icon. This shows a count (in red) of actions relating to your Damage reports. Once you have clicked and viewed these updates the counter will disappear:
The Logout button is also provided in the very top right of the screen: