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Building capacity on Common Alerting Protocol for Nepal

Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) Nepal is in the process of operationalizing the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) v 1.2 -enabled Sahana Alerting and Messaging Broker (SAMBRO): DHM Nepal Warning and Situational-Awareness System.

I have been working closely with friends from DHM in helping to get the system up and running. DHM is … CONTINUE READING

Digital Technologies For Resilience Workshop

From 14 to 15 November 2017, I attended a workshop on Digital Technologies for Resilience organized by FHI 360 together with financial support from USAID and Rockefeller Foundation. A different agenda, setup and very diverse group of people made the workshop interesting and engaging for two days. Around 84 participants from 20 countries attended … CONTINUE READING

Sahana Disaster Management System presentation in the Philippines

Speakers from the governmental offices in the Philippines talked about how the use of ICT solutions are helping them to collect the data for immediate disaster relief and long-term disaster recovery process. Most of the applications are tailored for custom use-cases and cover very limited scope. I sensed that the offices are more attracted towards CONTINUE READING

The Kaleidoscope 2016: ICTs for a Sustainable World awards Best Paper to Location Based Early Warning Broker SAMBRO

Last week (14-16th November, 2016), Nuwan and myself had the privileges of attending and presenting our paper entitled “Intricacies of Implementing an ITU-T  X.1303 Cross-Agency Situational-Awareness Platform in Maldives, Myanmar and the Philippines” during The 8th ITU Kaleidoscope Academic Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. The ITU Kaleidoscope Academic Conferences are organized by ITU-T and are technically … CONTINUE READING

THE 7th International Conference of Crisis Mappers (ICCM) Manila Philippines | September 28-30, 2016

The 7th International Conference of Crisis Mappers (ICCM) makes it way first time in Asia in Manila, Philippines. The three days event (Sept 28-30, 2016) along with pre- (Sept 27, 2016) and post- (Oct 1-5, 2016 ) conference event.

ICCM is a platform for international experts working in (Disaster) Crisis Mitigation, Response and Management to CONTINUE READING

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