Proposals in Emergency Response & Prevention

April 2, 2013

Finalist: Mapping for Niger

The project will create a Volunteer Technical Community (VTC) by training and mobilizing Nigerien students in ‘collaborative open source humanitarian mapping’ to increase inclusive information sharing in crisis preparedness, international solidarity and citizen agency through targeted digital capacity building and outreach. The VTC will then engage key humanitarian actors in Niger to contribute to OpenStreetMap, a free online mapping tool. This initiative will train motivated youth in an employable skill, encourage volunteerism, and promote the active use of social media for positive outcomes.

Finalist – Albania: Waste in My City

The project is an emergent and prevention response to survival conditions of 92% of the Roma community working and living with waste in Albania. It will encourage participation models and listening to Roma’s voice, through use of social networks like development mechanisms. Informing on social media, building the denouncing directory at Riciklimi.al; the competition with photos and blogs from Roma and for the Roma will accompany this initiative.

March 4, 2013

Philippines: BALSA Mindanao People's Media Lab

BALSA Mindanao (Bulig Alang Sa Mindanao/Help for Mindanao) is a citizen-led mobilization for disaster response and climate justice advocacy in Mindanao. The People's Media Lab will be a community-access new media training initiative for those in the frontlines of rebuilding and rehabilitation of typhoon-destroyed areas. The Philippines was ranked 4th most vulnerable country from climate change and extreme weather in 2012 (UN).

Tanzania: Sauti Yangu Media

Sauti Yangu Media is a swahili name means My Voice Media.The project aims at equipping voiceless community helping them to advocate for their own needs or participate online.The project is seeking a solution to the young Tanzanian 13-30 ages who are dying almost every day while driving a motorcycle in Meru District. The project will involve Government and non Governmental to get Emergency Response & Prevention. Different feedback will be collected.

March 2, 2013

Niger: Mapping for Niger

The project will create a Volunteer Technical Community (VTC) by training and mobilizing Nigerien students in ‘collaborative open source humanitarian mapping’ to increase inclusive information sharing in crisis preparedness, international solidarity and citizen agency through targeted digital capacity building and outreach. The VTC will then engage key humanitarian actors in Niger to contribute to OpenStreetMap, a free online mapping tool.

Uganda: Open Air Communication from Peasant Communities

Uganda is experiencing human sacrifice practiced for rituals by traditional witchdoctors in addition to the rampant economic and social problems facing rural poor communities in Wakiso district. Children and women are most vulnerable targeted population for human sacrifice. The project is an online open air campaign against human sacrifice and all forms of corrupt tendencies which cause poverty in the rural communities.

Pakistan: Digital Health Awareness Program for Pregnant Women

This proposal is focused on the preganat woman of village PAIRAN,situated in the Nothern Area of Pakistan.Here the SMS Alert SAystem will better work in bringing health awareness among the pregnat women becuase digital source here is only mobile phone.Thiis project will be done with the close collobaration with the pregnat woman, participants and SMS alert centre.SMS alert service will guide & help women throughout their pregnancy to avoid mishap

Albania: Waste in my City

The project is an emergent and prevention response to survival conditions of 92% of the Roma community working and living with waste in Albania. It will encourage participation models and listening to Roma’s voice, through use of social networks like development mechanisms. Informing on social media, building the denouncing directory at Riciklimi.al; the competition with photos and blogs from Roma and for the Roma will accompany this initiative.

February 27, 2013

Venezuela: Share Best Practices to Reduce Disaster

Provide Local Networks comprised seven communities and local institutional actors Risk Management, an interactive digital media (Blog) to disseminate and share experiences in successful community disaster reduction caused by hydrometeorological, geological and social. It seeks to build community capacity modeling from successful experiences that can be replicated.

February 17, 2013

Pakistan: Enhancement of Mapping Skill Through GIS

Project proposed area is highly affected in flood every time due no any proper mapping and any type of information regarding mapping . Proposed Project is based on Skill workshop which enhance the skill in the field of Geo Earth. In this project the training on GEO INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) to graduates of Geophysic and geography. THrough this training the students are enabled to proper mapping and help in emergency response system