Version 15 (modified by Nuwan Waidyanatha, 5 years ago) ( diff )


BluePrint: AlertHub module of SAMBRO


Alerthub builds on SAMBRO and the Messaging module. One can configure the Alerthub to receive messages through CAP, RSS/Atom, Twitter, Facebook news feeds to, then, aggregate all those alerts for various information needs. It is intend to serve as a one-stop-shop for all your alerts. The alerts will be classified for the ease of filtering and drilling down into desired sets of spatial and temporal data. Moreover, the classification and other statistical analysis will provide insightful information for improved cross-agency situational-awareness.


  1. Register an alert feed as CAP, RSS/Atom, and Twitter
  2. Stage them in a database and sanitize the data for processing
  3. Develop various views and APIs mainly for
    1. generating exports in CSV and JSON formats
    2. automation (e.g. extracting data for running the classifier)
  4. Implement standard EDEN reporting tool for generating cross-tabs and charts for SAMBRO Alerthub data.





Actors and Use-cases


Actor Role
Administrator Install and manage updates, database migrations, and other routine maintenance
Custodian add and edit news feeds; mainly from CAP, RSS/Atom, and Twitter feeds




Process Flow

Eden model

Mandatory Modules

Alerthub specific modules


  1. Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Service Administration (PAGASA) - is implemented to serve as the Philippines National Alerthub, a one-stop-shop for alert.
  2. GRAB - Globally Relayed Alerts and Bulletins has been collecting data, on a prototype basis.


  1. WMO Filtered Alerthub
  2. github code of IAN prototype


Current status

Alerthub releases on Nursix

Available features

  1. Map view of alerts with filtering
  2. Table view of alert with filtering
  3. CAP RSS and Atom feed register
  4. RSS and Atom (non-CAP) feed register
  5. Twitter feed register
  6. Facebook feed register

Missing features

  1. Spatial and Temporal filter widget to focus in on a particular time and space
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