Friday, February 24, 2006


Chamindra de Silva, team leader for the Sahana open source disaster management software, is looking for partners in the Philippines who can help with deployment for the mud slides disaster.

Sahana means "Relief" in Sinhalese. As the name itself implies, Sahana is a free and open source disaster management system. It mainly facilitates management of Missing people, disaster victims, managing and administrating various organizations, managing camps and managing requests and assistance in the proper distribution of resources. Sahana was successfully used during the Asian Tsunami and the Indo-Pakistan earthquake.

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