Sahana Eden NYC Python Meetup - July 9, 2013

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Sahana Eden NYC Python Meetup - July 9, 2013

  1. 1. Sahana Eden Humanitarian Open Source Platform for Disaster Information Management NYC Python Meetup July 9, 2013 http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  2. 2. Sahana Software Foundation ● 501(c)(3) non-profit organization ● Support development of Sahana Open Source Software projects: Eden (Python) and Agasti (PHP) ● Manages a global community of volunteers ● Provide customization, implementation and support services for public sector (government) and other humanitarian organizations. http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  3. 3. Sahana Eden: Emergency Development Environment Python & Web2Py, Javascript http://eden.sahanafoundation.org ● Code: https://github.com/flavour/eden ● Blueprints: http://eden.sahanafoundation.org/wiki/BluePrint ● Sandy Relief: ○ http://eden.sahanafoundation. org/wiki/Deployments/Sandy/Occupy ○ http://eden.sahanafoundation. org/wiki/BluePrint/OccupyProjects ● Getting Started: http://eden.sahanafoundation. org/wiki/Contribute/Code ● The Book: http://flossmanuals.net/sahana-eden http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  4. 4. The Historic Trigger: 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake & Tsunami ● At least 226,000 dead ● Up to 5 million people lost their homes, or access to food and water ● 1 million people left without a means to make a living ● At least $7.5 billion in the cost of damages “Facts and Figures: Asian Tsunami Disaster” New Scientist, 20 January 2005 http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  5. 5. Sahana first deployed for Sri Lanka tsunami response http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  6. 6. Disaster Experience ● 2012: Hurricane Sandy, Chile Wildfires ● 2011: Joplin Tornado, Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami, Christchurch Earthquake, Colombia Floods ● 2010: Venezuela Floods, Veracruz Hurricane, Pakistan Floods, Chile Earthquake, Haiti Earthquake ● 2008: Chengdu-Sitzuan Earthquake, Cyclone Nargis (Myanmar), Bihar Flooding (India) ● 2007: Ica Earthquake (Peru), Cyclone Sidr ● 2006: Yogjakarta Earthquake, ● 2005: Philippine Landslides, Kashmir Earthquake ● 2004: Indian Ocean Earthquake & Tsunami http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  7. 7. Users ● Red Cross ● County of Los Angeles ● City of New York ● UN World Food Programme ● UN OCHA ● Asia Disaster Preparedness Center ● Philippines Government: DSWD ● Nepal Government: DHM ● Portugal, India, Japan, Taiwan, ● Chile, Colombia, Mexico http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  8. 8. Aftermath of Disasters Challenges of Coordination, Managing Requests and Tracking Information http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  9. 9. How Can Technology Help? http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  10. 10. Systems can help… http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  11. 11. Hurricane Sandy Response http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  12. 12. Requests… Meals, Supplies, Volunteers http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  13. 13. Human Impact http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  14. 14. Sandy Relief Site http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  15. 15. Current Needs for NYC LRTOs ● Front-End User Interface for Configuring System ● UI for building forms ● Enhancements to mapping system (Openlayers based/PostgreSQL) ● Volunteer Management Module enhancements ● More robust built-in CMS http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy
  16. 16. Get Involved! Website: http://sahanafoundation.org Sahana Eden wiki: http://eden.sahanafoundation.org Mailing Lists: sahana-eden@googlegroups.com IRC: #sahana-eden or #sahana on freenode Contact: info@sahanafoundation.org @sahanafoss http://bit.ly/EdenNYCPy

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