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This is the presentation I gave to the Canterbury Branch of the New Zealand Computer Society to give an overview of Sahana, and plans to set up an NZ Sahana Cluster. Credit to Tim McNamara for the ...

This is the presentation I gave to the Canterbury Branch of the New Zealand Computer Society to give an overview of Sahana, and plans to set up an NZ Sahana Cluster. Credit to Tim McNamara for the fonts and design that I broadly copied for the presentation. License CC-BY v3.0 (Attribution: Gavin Treadgold).

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    • SAHANA Disaster Management System http://sahana.lk/ Gavin Treadgold Sahana Board Member Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • What is an Emergency? Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • Event, known as the "Reid Report" (Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management, 2004, p 5) SahanaNew Zealand context... In the met it? emergency means a situation that— While SAHANA cannot solve all the problems result of any happening, whether natural or otherwise, including, (a) is the in a disaster, it is an excellent limitation, is technology earthquake, eruption, tsunami, land without tool ... It any explosion, that can help many people in a cyclone, serious fire, leakage or spillage of movement, flood, storm, tornado, disaster. In fact,gas or substance, technological failure, infestation, plague, any dangerous there is no greater innovation that matters to an emergency service or a lifeline utility, or epidemic, failure of or disruption more thanimminent attack or warlike act; and actual or that which saves lives. Avelino J Cruz, Jr., Secretary of National Defense, Philippines after Sahana was deployed may cause loss of life (b) causes or in response to devastating or injury or illness or distress or in any landslides affecting the country. way endangers the safety of the public or property in New Zealand or any part of New Zealand; and (c) cannot be dealt with by emergency services, or otherwise requires a significant and co-ordinated response under this Act Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002. Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • What is Emergency Management? Reduction Readiness Response Recovery Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • Is there a need for Emergency Management Information Systems? Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • an SahanaAn appropriate computer-based met it? to integrate and associated agencies be information system agreed upon and implemented. the information flow between While known as thecomputer-based2004 the An appropriate cannot solve all Flood Key Recommendation of the Review of the information system to SAHANA"Reid Report" (Ministry of Civil Defence problems ininformation pit is an national integrate local, CDEM Groupbetween local, CDEM Group the a disaster, 5) and Event, & Emergency Management, 2004, flow levels ... of emergencymanagementand associated of emergency management and national levelsIt is technology excellent tool agencies and associated agencies be that canbe agreed upon and implemented. help many people in a Can Sahana met it? disaster.agreed upon and implemented. In fact, there is no Key Recommendation of the Review of the 2004 Flood greater innovation"Reid Report" (Ministry of Civil Defence Event, known as the that matters more & Emergency Management, and solve all the The communicationssaves lives. than that which 2004, information systems available to the While SAHANA cannot p 5) problems agencies involved in emergency management be public and of a disaster, Philippines Avelino J Cruz, Jr., Secretaryin National Defense, it is an after Sahana was deployed in response to devastating significantly improved. Can Sahana met it? landslides excellent tool ... It is technology affecting the country. that can help many people in a disaster. In fact, there is no While SAHANA that matters of athe consolidated The identificationcannot solve all single greater innovation and adoption mapping systemdisaster,all residential dwellings, a showing lives. problems inwhich savesit is an more than that infrastructure and geographical features, accessible to and excellent tool ... It is technology Avelino J Cruz, Jr., Secretary of National Defense, Philippines after Sahana was deployed in by all levels of emergency management. agreed upon response to people that cancountry. many devastating in a landslides affecting the help disaster. In fact, thereReview of the Key Recommendations from the is no February 2004 Flood Event. greater innovation that matters more than that which saves lives. Avelino J Cruz, Jr., Secretary of National Defense, Philippines ICT featured in three of the eleven key recommendations after Sahana was deployed in response to devastating landslides affecting the country. Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • the information flow between local, CDEM Group and national levels of emergency management and associated agencies be agreed upon and implemented. Key Recommendation of the Review of the 2004 Flood Event, known as the "Reid Report" (Ministry of Civil Defence A low barrier of entry is essential & Emergency Management, 2004, p 5) Can Sahana met it? While SAHANA cannot to be all thethen, the New If something good is solve had, problems willa argue, let it is anspread as widely as Zealander in disaster, it be possible. The more who can participate, the better. excellent tool ... It is technology that Michael Lipson. The Politics of Equality – New Zealand Leslie can help many people in a Adventures in Democracy (1948). disaster. In fact, there is no greater innovation that matters more than that which saves lives. Avelino J Cruz, Jr., Secretary of National Defense, Philippines after Sahana was deployed in response to devastating landslides affecting the country. Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • Free and open source software not only lowers barriers and increases participation, but it fits well with the collaborative ethos of emergency management. Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • Commercial organisations essential to widespread deployment of Sahana Deployment Training & Exercising Support Customisation & Integration with existing systems Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery Surge capacity during emergencies Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • and associated agencies be agreed upon and implemented. Key Recommendation of the Review of the 2004 Flood Event, known as the "Reid Report" (Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management, 2004, p 5) Academia – Humanitarian FOSS Can Sahana met it? ... feedback suggests that engaging students in HFOSS projects While SAHANA cannot solve all the problems inaa more constructive perception of the craft of helps foster disaster, it is an excellent toolandIt is technology while generally reducing programming ... problem solving the computing-is-coding misconception. that can help many people in a disaster. In al. Revitalising Computing Education Through Free and Open Ralph Morelli et fact, there is no greater innovation that matters of the ACM (August 2009). Source Software for Humanity. Communications more than that which saves lives. Avelino J Cruz, Jr., Secretary of National Defense, Philippines after Sahana was deployed in response to devastating landslides affecting the country. Trinity College’s HFOSS Program developed the Volunteer Management module for Sahana Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • First attempt at an open source EMIS in 2003, resulted in complete failure... ... due to an inability to build momentum Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • 26 December 2004 in Sri Lanka provided the catalyst Stemmed from a desire to help their countrymen – using their skills to provide a tool for recovery. The development model? Chaos 400 ICT volunteers First week saw continuous 24hr development Major releases were almost daily Key tools produced Missing Persons Registry Organisation Registry Request Management System Camp Registry Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • Early Stages of Development PDA/iPhone Integration Disaster Victim Identication Thees modules are at a formative s Dashboard Views development. They're being aggres Sahana Phase 1 Inventory Management worked on, but are currently not y be utilised because of a lack of sta Logistics Management Image Categorisation Duplicate Record Identification Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • information system to integrate Early Stages of the information flow between Development PDA/iPhone Integration local, CDEM Group and national Disaster Victim Identication levels of emergency management Dashboard Views Thees modules are at a formative s development. They're being aggres worked on, but are currently not y and associated agencies be Inventory Management Logistics Management be utilised because of a lack of sta agreed upon and implemented. Image Categorisation Duplicate Record Key Recommendation of the Review of the 2004 Flood Identification Event, known as the "Reid Report" (Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management, 2004, p 5) an Sahana met it? While SAHANA cannot solve allmanagement system NEVER build a disaster the problems in a disaster, it is an from scratchItduring a disaster again! excellent tool ... is technology Chamindra de Silva, Member of the Sahana Board, and first Chair that Sahanahelp many people in a of the can Project Management Committee. disaster. In fact, there is no greater innovation that matters more than that which saves lives. Avelino J Cruz, Jr., Secretary of National Defense, Philippines after Sahana was deployed in response to devastating landslides affecting the country. Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • Real-Time Mapping Common Alerting Protocol Manager Situational Awarenes GPS Integration Up and coming modules are consid Emergency Housing safe for 'dry runs only'. They probab Manager been used in an actual disaster yet, Disease Monitoring regularly used in exercises and scen Sahana Phase 2 Data Synchronization Early Stages of Funded Internships Development PDA/iPhone Integration Workshop Disaster Victim Identication Thees modules are at a fo Dashboard Views development. They're be Inventory Management worked on, but are curre Complete rewrite Logistics Management be utilised because of a l Image Categorisation Duplicate Record Identification JANUARI 2003 • METODENH En sammanfattni Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • Sahana Governance Lanka Software Foundation (2005-2009) Conference, BarCamp & Board Meeting – Colombo, March 2009 Community-proposed plan to LSF to accept ownership Transition Board to manage Foundation Formation Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • Mature Missing Person Finder Internally Displaced Sahana Development Persons Monitor Request and Aid Mature modules have been success Shelter Manager deployed overseas to help manage They are considered stable because Messaging and Public proven their worth over successive Alerting Module deployments. Developer email list & IRC Volunteer Coordination Structured mentoring a la GSOC Up and Coming Real-Time Mapping Common Alerting Commercial projects fed back to trunk Protocol Manager Situational Awarenes GPS Integration Code from actual deployments Emergency Housing Up and coming modules are c safe for 'dry runs only'. They p Manager been used in an actual disaste Disease Monitoring regularly used in exercises and Developer Committer Sahana PMC Data Synchronization Early Stages of Development PDA/iPhone Integration Disaster Victim Core Framework Modules Identication Thees modules are Dashboard Views development. They' Access Control, Reporting, ... Inventory Management worked on, but are be utilised because Logistics Management Form Creation, Database Image Categorisation Duplicate Record Access, Mapping, Admin, Identification APIs, Web Services... Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • nd coming modules are considered to be or 'dry runs only'. They probably haven't used in an actual disaster yet, but are arly used in exercises and scenarios. Formative stages of development aggressively developed, fast-changing, but unstable and untested Thees modules are at a formative stage of development. They're being aggressively worked on, but are currently not yet able to be utilised because of a lack of stability. Phone/PDA applications Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) Dashboards and Aggregation Logistics and Inventory Duplicate Person Identification Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • Mature modules have been successfully deployed overseas to help manage disasters. They are considered stable because they have proven their worth over successive deployments. ng Up and coming g may have been used for actual response, nes increasingly used in BarCamps and Up and coming modules are considered to be ng interoperability workshops safe for 'dry runs only'. They probably haven't been used in an actual disaster yet, but are g regularly used in exercises and scenarios. ion Situation Awareness (mapping) ges of ment Situation Reports e Integration ctim n Common Alerting Protocol Aggregator Thees modules are at a formative stage of Views development. They're being aggressively Management worked on, but are currently not yet able to be utilised because of a lack of stability. Disease Surveillance anagement egorisation Record Data Synchronisation on Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • ent Modules Mature re ng Person Finder successfully deployed to disasters, considered ally Displaced ns Monitor st and Aid stable, used in multiple deployments Mature modules have been successfully r Manager deployed overseas to help manage disasters. They are considered stable because they have ging and Public proven their worth over successive ng Module deployments. Missing Persons teer Coordination Organisations Up and Coming Real-Time Mapping Common Alerting Shelters Protocol Manager Situational Awarenes GPS Integration Requests and Aid Up and coming modules are considered to be Emergency Housing safe for 'dry runs only'. They probably haven't Manager Disease Monitoring Messaging and Alerting been used in an actual disaster yet, but are regularly used in exercises and scenarios. Data Synchronization Volunteer Management Early Stages of Development PDA/iPhone Integration Disaster Victim Identication Thees modules are at a formative stage of Dashboard Views development. They're being aggressively Inventory Management worked on, but are currently not yet able to be utilised because of a lack of stability. Logistics Management Image Categorisation Duplicate Record Identification Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • Summer of Code 2009 Slots Fourth year in Programme 11 Wordpress 1 of only 150 organisations accepted in 2009 10 Debian 1 Project = USD$5000 10 Fedora 3 month internships 10 Sahana follows a formal and mentored process 10 Linux Foundation increasingly linked to academic courses 10 Mozilla 10 Open Suse 10 Perl Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • Asian Tsunami in Sri Lanka (2005) Kashmir Earthquake in Pakistan (2005) Landslide in Philippines (2005) Yogjakarta Earthquake, Indonesia (2006) Cyclone Sidr in Bangladesh (2007) Ica Earthquake in Peru (2007) Chendu-Sitzuan  Earthquake, China (2008) Most deployments are during Response and Recovery. This is akin to installing backup software after a hard drive failure. Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • A comprehensive EMIS needs more Reduction and Readiness tools to encourage adoption before the next Emergency strikes. Coastal Storm Plan in New York City (2007-) National Disaster Management Center & Ministry of Resettlement & Disaster Relief Services, Sri Lanka (2009) Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • agreed upon and implemented. Key Recommendation of the Review of the 2004 Flood Event, known as the "Reid Report" (Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management, 2004, p 5) Software is nothing... an Sahana met it? The wide range of organisations involved in emergency management While SAHANA cannot solve all the problemsaincollaborative is an requires a disaster, it approach to the sharing of information. excellent tool ... It isto support a collaborative approach to emergency Information systems technology that can help many people in value, especially as the scope and scale of management can add significant a disaster.increases,there is nothe volume of information that is required to an event In fact, and with it be managed and shared. It is essential that information is stored and greater innovation that matters more than that which saves lives. ensure that information can be easily communicated in common formats to Avelino J Cruz, Jr., Secretary of National Defense, Philippinesdecision making. exchanged and aggregated to support after Sahana was deployed in response to devastating landslidesEmergency Information Interoperability Framework Incubator Group Report (20090806). W3C affecting the country. ... without standards and data Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • Sahana is moving from application to ecosystem Many standards to be developed Identify niche applications Build distributions Bundle data Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • A significant challenge... There are very few programmers that are also emergency managers. The “cluster” concept, both nationally and locally, be promoted as a component of emergency management planning. Key Recommendation from the Review of the February 2004 Flood Event. Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • co de Di NZ Sahana Cluster (m Form a community of collaborators em an Make Sahana work for New Zealand an Build local capacity and capability Co Students, ICT and Research Sa Th Take our ICT and EM expertise global so ne fle EMIS Developers can’t isolate themselves from the CDEM community – they must de form partnerships and openly collaborate ha with the sector. Thursday, 27 August 2009
    • agreed upon and implemented. Key Recommendation of the Review of the 2004 Flood Event, known as the "Reid Report" (Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management, 2004, p 5) Can Sahana met it?public good Sahana is a global While SAHANA cannot solve all all the While SAHANA cannot solve the problems in a a disaster, is an an excellent problems in disaster, it it is excellent tool ... It is technology tool... It is technology that can help that can help many people in a disaster. In fact, there is no In fact, there many people in a disaster. greater innovation that matters matters is no greater innovation that more than that which saves lives. more than that which saves lives. Avelino J Cruz, Jr., Secretary of National Defense, Philippines Avelino J Cruz, Jr., Secretary of National Defense, Philippines after Sahana was deployed in response to devastating landslidesSahana was deployed in response to devastating landslides after affecting the country. affecting the country. Thursday, 27 August 2009
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