We have set up an instance to support the response to the new flooding in Barranquilla, Colombia which burst the dykes:
Many people are displaced into shelters. The volunteers organization need to know where they are, how many are, what are their main needs.
The instance is available at:
The content is being managed by the Colombian team:
Initially the SysAdmin support will be done by the Sahana Eden team, but we are gradually handing over to the team in Colombia.
The Colombia team are working with the local government & civil organisations.
- They are focussing on Organisation Registry, Shelter Registry, Volunteer Management & Logistics.
- Requests Management will be handled by the government's own site
- The response needs to be run in a transparent manner, so the data should be publically available...although registrations to be able to edit data are approved by the Colombia team.
Anybody who wishes to volunteer to help out with working on any of the Issues that they face (critical bugs, tweaks based on new requirements), Server Administration or Spanish Translation (of both Application & Wiki docs) are very much welcomed to join the effort.
Spanish speakers are especially welcome, of course - the local people struggle with the English left on the user interface & the documentation that we have available.
We have imported the admin hierarchy from a manual scrape of Wikipedia. See here for a nice project for someone to make this easier for future events:
The OpenStreetMap team have been actively mapping the area due to the earlier floods in July, so that part should be pretty well-covered.