ICT based responses to the tsunami: InfoShare's experience

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ICT based responses to the tsunami: InfoShare's experience

  1. 1. Info Share and tsunami relief Sanjana Hattotuwa
  2. 3. 7:00 AM: Indonesia Reports Earthquake
  3. 4. 7:05 AM: Colombo Gets Earthquake Report
  4. 5. 10,500 DEAD 8:27 AM: Tsunami Hits Kalmunai
  5. 6. 23,000 DEAD 8:55 AM: Tsunami hits Trinco and Batticaloa
  6. 7. 30,000+ DEAD 9:30 AM: Tsunami Hits Galle, Kalutara and more
  7. 16. 31,000+ dead Over a million displaced
  8. 17. Info Share’s tsunami relief system <ul><li>1 st in Sri Lanka to be operational </li></ul><ul><li>At it’s peak, had around 180 individuals from local, regional and international NGOs, aid agencies, UN system, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, governments and military </li></ul><ul><li>Has over 1Gb of data </li></ul><ul><li>Largest repository of information on the tsunami relief efforts in Sri Lanka – GIS maps, satellite imagery, documents, photos, video </li></ul><ul><li>Information portal can be accessed by the Info Share website </li></ul>
  9. 18. Tsunami Relief System
  10. 19. Tsunami relief library
  11. 20. Organisation database
  12. 21. File repositories
  13. 22. Web link collections
  14. 23. News Aggregation
  15. 24. Discussions & Announcements
  16. 25. Sri Lanka file database
  17. 26. Info Share website
  18. 27. Relief library web access
  19. 28. Tsunami relief portal
  20. 29. Thank You

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