Changes between Version 133 and Version 134 of Pakistan


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08/21/10 13:03:46 (11 years ago)
Author:
Michael Howden
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    33The Sahana Software Foundation have a site up to support the Floods Response in Pakistan:
    44  * http://pakistan.sahanafoundation.org
    5 Although there are a number information management tools providing resources on Pakistan, Sahana is open source software project which specialise in providing open data and is supported by a global community of volunteers. This means:
    6  * Instead of just providing narrative document which need to be manually searched for the required data, it can provide the raw data, in various formats to help the relief efforts and longer term recovery.
    7  * Sahana uses a Rapid Application Development framework, which means that new features can quickly developed in response to changing requirements on-the-ground.
     5Although there are a number of information management tools providing resources on the Pakistan Flood Response, Sahana specialises in providing open data which means that instead of just providing narrative documents which need to be manually searched for the required data. This means:
     6 * It can provide the raw data, in various formats, including on maps, to help the relief efforts and longer term recovery.
     7 * Because Sahana is built on an open source Rapid Application Development framework and supported by a global community of volunteers, new features can quickly developed in response to changing requirements on-the-ground.
    88== How Sahana Can Help You ==
    99 * [http://pakistan.sahanafoundation.org/eden/gis/index View a Map] with information of the affected areas