[LINK] Trinity Team Develops International Open Source Disaster Relief Software

grove at zeta.org.au grove at zeta.org.au
Sat Oct 21 18:35:55 AEST 2006

On Sat, 21 Oct 2006, Howard Lowndes wrote:

> http://www.trincoll.edu/AboutTrinity/News_Events/trinity_news/061013_sahana.htm
> Hartford, Conn., Oct. 13, 2006—Tales abound of the chaos, waste, and
> inefficiency in Hurricane Katrina’s wake—squandered federal dollars,
> poor deployment of resources, and a lack of training and coordination of
> thousands of potential volunteers. According to computer scientists at
> Trinity College, an open-source software system known as Sahana is
> poised and ready to coordinate a multitude of disaster-relief details,
> potentially affecting countless lives in the future. The Trinity team
> recently developed a valuable component for Sahana—a volunteer
> management module to manage all aspects of volunteerism in response to a
> disaster—and more are in the offing.
> [...]

Just waiting to be deployed on a Sun Black Box unit!



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