After the Chengdu-Sitzuan Earthquake of 2008 in China, Sahana was used by the Chengdu police to track over 40,000 families; 42 separated family members were reunited using Sahana.
The Sahana Eden Essential Guide was written for decision makers looking for an appropriate solution for disaster management, those who are deploying Sahana Eden, and those who are extending Sahana Eden for more specialized solutions or want to contribute to the project. View online or order one today. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Sahana Software Foundation.
The Sahana Software Foundation is currently assisting community-based organizations with support and services around the management of mutual aid and assistance to populations affected by Hurricane Sandy in the northeastern United States – particularly in New York City and New Jersey. Continue reading →
The DRR Project Portal is a system for sharing information on all Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) initiatives in Asia and the Pacific for effective coordination in the region. The DRR Project Portal is an initiative of the UNISDR Asia Partnership on Disaster Reduction (IAP) with funding support from the Asian Development Bank (ADP) and executed by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC). The Portal was developed using the Sahana Eden open source disaster management platform. Continue reading →
Since 2009, the US National Library of Medicine (NLM) has used Sahana software to support disaster preparedness and response in family reunification and hospital triage.
Since 2007, the City of New York’s Office of Emergency Management has used Sahana software for managing its all-hazards sheltering plan, which involves over 500 shelters capable of housing over 800,000 persons and staffed by over 60,000 city agency employees and volunteers. Sahana software was used by the City to help manage the response to Hurricane Irene in 2011.
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