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Seychelles Sahana First Response Workshop

Sponsored by the National Disaster Risk Management Office of the Republic of Seychelles
By invitation only.

Meeting Venue

Monday 24th to Thursday 27th September at the Department of Risk and Disaster Management, P.O Box 113 Victoria Mahe, Global Village. Suite No. 3 Mont Fleuri, Mahe Republic of Seychelles; Tel: + 248 4672200/02 Fax + 248 4325324 Mobile: +248 2722506

Workshop Resources

Session Slides

  1. Introduction to Sahana about the culture, code, and community; with exposure to other projects
  2. Introduction to First Response for call logging and dispatch, managing action plans, scenarios, personnel, assets)

Evaluation forms

  1. Daily session evaluation to understand how effective the topics, training, and the trainers were and adjust the curriculum.
  2. Quiz - introduction to Sahana for realizing whether you have understood the basics of the Sahana EDEN architecture.
  3. Quiz - introduction to First Response for realizing whether the participants grasped the important concepts and definitions.
  4. Gulf of evaluation controlled-exercise deriving the goal, intent, actions, and then executing them to evaluate if the software does what you want.
  5. Technology Acceptance an anonymized test to evaluate the user perceived ease of use, usefulness, and attitude towards using

4 Day Program

Monday 24 - Thursday 27 September 2018

Day 1 - Monday 24th - Exploration and Introductions

Time Activity Resources
08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome and introductions DRDM
09:15 - 09:30 Workshop objectives and 4 day agenda overviewFrancis Boon
09:30 - 10:30 Short session on intro to Sahana Francis Boon
10:30 - 12:30 Sahana first response
13:30 - 15:00 Sahana first response continued
15:00 - 16:00 SAFIRE Lab - explore the features and flows

Day 2 - Tuesday 25th - Sahana First Response

Time Activity Resources
08:30 - 09:00 Registration All
13:30 - 14:30 Roles - identify actors, responsibilities, & interdependencies (EOC & Field)
14:30 - 15:00 Functions - define the functions (EOC & Field)

Day 3 - Wednesday 26th - Sahana First Response continued

Time Activity Resources
09:00 - 16:00 Blueprint - ​what would the users
like to see in the system?
i.e. setting the plan for the
New Features Development of the SLA
Francis Boon

Thursday 26th - Action Plan

Time Activity Resources
09:00 - 16:00 Prioritize the tasks and deliverables
to be accomplished by DRDM

Friday 27th - Departure Sahana team


  • Mr. Paul Labeleine
  • Ms. Verna Leon
  • Mr. Fran Boon
  • Mr. Nuwan Waidyanatha

Participating Organizations

  1. Department of Risk and Disaster Management (NDRM)
  2. Health Care Agency (HCA) of the Ministry of Health
  3. Seychelles Fire and Rescue Service Agency (SFRSA)
  4. Local Government Department (LGD)
  5. Seychelles National Parks Authority (SNPA)
  6. Seychelles Police Force (SPF)
  7. Red Cross Society of Seychelles (RCSS)


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