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GDACSMobile: Mobile Crisis Situation Assessment: Development of new Tool in Cooperation with JRC and the United Nations OCHA and UNICEF (04/2014 – 09/2014) – Project Seminar. Co-Tutor.

DRR: Early Warning System for Floods in Maharajganj District of Uttar Pradesh (2010-2011)

  • Planning a community based Early Warning System for Floods in Eastern Uttar Pradesh under the 3 year “Women empowerment and Disaster Risk Reduction” Program funded by Oxfam India. Program implemented by Grameen Development Services covering ~140 villages.
    Download project brief presentation in [PDF].
    Update:(Oct 07, 2010) Information Broadcast to Villagers by Voice using Mobile Networks operational and in use.
    Update:(Dec 30, 2010) Technology & Framework accepted and approved by the community volunteers of the area. Training conducted for team & skilled cadres from the community to operate the system & follow protocols of information exchange.
    Update:(Jan 08, 2011) Training conducted for selected Women members from the community in Maharajganj area about system, information flow protocol & their role.
    Update: Project operational. Now working on replicating it in Sitamarhi, Bihar area covering 40 villages and around 2500 families.
  • This ICT implementation project has been nominated in the following:
    1) mBillionth Award South Asia 2011 under the Category: m-Education & Learning
    2) PCQuest Best IT Implementation Awards 2011 – Coverage on PCQ Site

Assessment of the consequences of extreme climate variability on men and women farmers in ensuring food security and sustaining livelihoods – IRRI Commissioned – Research Study – (May 2011-July 2011)

Grameen Aloe Producer Company Ltd. – First completely women owned primary producer company of Rajasthan (2010-2011)

PowerCuts.IN: Crowd-sourcing Power Cut Data in India [2011-2014]

Sahana Software Foundation – Volunteer – Sahana Open Source Disaster Management System (2008 – 2010)


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