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Sahana Disaster Workshop and Simulation @ ISCRAM 2011

Sahana Software Foundation

Sunday, May 8, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CEST)

Sahana Disaster Workshop and Simulation @ ISCRAM 2011

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Join the Sahana Software Foundation for SahanaCamp 1.4 @ ISCRAM: Disaster Workshop and Simulation to be held the afternoon before the ISCRAM conference at the LNEC site in Lisbon, Portugal. This event is free for ISCRAM attendees and invited guests.

The SahanaCamp Disaster Workshop and Simulation will provide participants with an understanding of the needs for managing information in response to disasters and background in the work of the Sahana Software Foundation and the role of humanitarian free and open source software for disaster management. SahanaCamp will give participants hands-on experience using Sahana software to help manage the response to a large scale sudden-onset disaster, such as:

  • collection of assessment data and incident reports of supplies and requests for aid

  • missing and found persons reporting

  • staff/volunteer management

No prior experience with Sahana software, knowledge or technical skills are required.

Outcomes: At the end of the workshop, participants will understand how to implement and use systems such as Sahana software for the benefit of humanitarian organizations.

Target audience: Government and UN agencies, relief organizations, academic institutions, emergency management professionals, open source software developers and the private sector interested in technology solutions for the challenges of disaster information management.

Registration Information: Space is limited to the first 30 persons who register. Attendees should bring a laptop computer with wireless network card with them. No software will be installed.

Sponsored by Google and ISCRAM.

Have questions about Sahana Disaster Workshop and Simulation @ ISCRAM 2011? Contact Sahana Software Foundation
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LNEC Congress Center (room 6)
Av. do Brasil 101
1700 Lisboa

Sunday, May 8, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CEST)

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Sahana Software Foundation

The Sahana Software Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of saving lives by providing information management solutions that enable organizations and communities to better prepare for and respond to disasters. We develop free and open source software and provide services that help solve concrete problems and bring efficiencies to disaster response coordination between governments, aid organizations, civil society and the victims themselves.

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