Improving Disaster Management in the Philippines: an Introduction

Hello everyone!

My name is Pat Austria and I’m a junior at The College. Last year, my home country of the Philippines was hit yet again by devastating storm killing hundreds of innocent people. Having worked at the World Bank and Development Gateway for the past three years, I have been exposed to the power of crowd sourcing and geospatial analytics. I knew these tools had tremendous potential in drastically improving disaster management in the Philippines.

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