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Sahana Software Foundation Briefing on Haiti response efforts.

Sahana Software Foundation Briefing on Haiti response efforts.

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  • 1. Sahana Free & Open Source Disaster Management System http://www.SahanaFoundation.org “No innovation matters more than that which saves lives” Avelino J. Cruz, Jr., Secretary of National Defence of the Philippines on the use of Sahana following disastrous mudslides in 2005 February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 1
  • 2. Sahana What is Sahana? • A free & open source portable web tool • Modules designed to address common Disaster Management problems • A Rapid Application Development (RAD) platform Main Goals • Bring efficiencies to disaster response coordination • Facilitate effective information exchange between responders and beneficiaries • Primary focus is to help victims February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 2
  • 3. Sahana Core Modules • Organization Registry Maintains data (contact, services, etc) of groups, organizations and volunteers responding to the disaster • Missing Persons / Disaster Victim Registry Helps track and find missing, deceased, injured and displaced people and families February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 3
  • 4. Sahana Core Modules • Request Management Tracks all requests and helps match pledges for support, aid and supplies to fulfilment • Shelter Registry Tracks data on all temporary shelters setup following the Disaster February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 4
  • 5. Sahana Deployments • Asian Tsunami in Sri Lanka – 2005 • Kashmir Earthquake in Pakistan – 2005 • Landslide disaster in Philippines– 2005 • Yogjakarta Earthquake, Indonesia – 2006 • Cyclone Sidr in Bangladesh – 2007 • Coastal Storm Plan in New York City – 2007 • Ica Earthquake, Peru – 2007 • Sarvodaya (NGO), Sri Lanka - 2008 • Bihar Floods, India - 2008 • Chendu-Sitzuan Province Earthquake, China – 2008 • National Disaster Management Center & Ministry of Resettlement & Disaster Relief Services, Sri Lanka – 2009 • Bethesda Hospitals Emergency Preparedness Partnership, Maryland - 2009 • National Disaster Coordinating Council in Philippines – 2009 • National Coordinating Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) in Indonesia - 2009 February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 5
  • 6. Recognition • UNESCAP Technical Paper: A Case Study of the Sahana Disaster Management System of Sri Lanka – 2009 • Sourceforge Community Choice Awards Best Project for Government Finalist – 2009 • Communications of the ACM: Revitalizing Computing Education Through Free and Open Source Software for Humanity - 2009 • Disaster Resource Guide Quarterly: New Open Source Software Could Greatly Improve Federal and State Disaster Relief Operations - 2008 • Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme ePrimer: ICT for Disaster Management – 2007 • UNDP IOSN Case Study on Sahana – 2006 • Free Software Foundation Award for Social Benefit – 2006 • SHG Good Samaritan Award – 2006 • BBC Documentary, The Codebreakers – 2006 • Sourceforge Project of the Month – June 2006 • User Award from Redhat Summit – 2005 • ICTA Awards to contributors - 2005 February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 6
  • 7. The Sahana Community • A global voluntary team of developers and experts including: Emergency Managers Relief Workers ICT Specialists and Researchers Experienced FOSS developers Global collaboration for Humanitarian Activists the global public good Nurses and other Public Health Experts February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 7
  • 8. Haiti Earthquake Response http://Haiti.SahanaFoundation.org February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 8
  • 9. February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 9
  • 10. Phase I: Organization Registry February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 10
  • 11. February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 11
  • 12. Phase II: Request Management Support for First Responders February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 12
  • 13. February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 13
  • 14. February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 14
  • 15. February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 15
  • 16. Phase III: Hospital Management February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 16
  • 17. February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 17
  • 18. February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 18
  • 19. Phase IV: World Food Programme WFP Food Request Portal February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 19
  • 20. February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 20
  • 21. February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 21
  • 22. WFP Food Request Portal • Coordinates requests for food to be distributed by implementing partners (IPs) • IPs define where food distribution centers are, caseload, and request food. • WFP does plan for distribution, sends updates via SMS (Clickatel) • Links OR, RMS, HMS to WFP business processes • System going live within weeks • Sahana Software Foundation develops, hosts and supports for 3-months • Potential to become global management system for WFP February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 22
  • 23. Open Standards • Sahana’s REST controller publishes all data: KML GeoRSS / RSS JSON XML EDXL-HAVE (Hospital AVailability Exchange) PFIF (Person Finder Interchange Format) CSV GPX XLS February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 23
  • 24. Open Source Technology Partners • Ushahidi • InSTEDD • FortiusOne / Geocommons • Open Solutions Group/ Telascience • Mindtel / Synergy Strike Force • Star-Tides (NDU) • Crisis Mappers • Crisis Commons / Crisis Camps February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 24
  • 25. Partners • Client: UN World Food Programme (WFP) • Users: SOUTHCOM USCG Responding Agencies & Hospitals in Haiti • Strategic Partners USG AGENCIES: HHS, STATE, USAID, CDC, DHS S & T, FEMA, NPS, NDU UN AGENCIES: PAHO, OCHA, WFP, UNHCR OASIS February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 25
  • 26. NLM People Finder • http://hepl.nlm.nih.gov/inw • Built on Sahana Missing Persons Registry • Uses PFIF to exchange and update data from: Google’s main missing/found persons registry CNN’s iReport Haiti • Provides more user-friendly front-end for those searching for loved ones while not duplicating effort February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 26
  • 27. February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 27
  • 28. Sahana A Global Free and Open Source Project Freedom to use, analyze, modify and re-distribute Available for everybody at no cost Open for research and development Collaboratively developed by a Global community Mark Prutsalis, President & CEO Sahana Software Foundation mark@SahanaFoundation.org @SahanaFOSS #Sahana http://www.slideshare.net/SahanaFOSS February 2010 http://www.SahanaFoundation.org 28

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