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The World’s Best Open Source Relief Software, Free for New York City’s Community Networks

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We’re happy to announce the launch of NYC Prepared’s community network. Formed in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, this initiative provides New York City’s relief and resilience community with the world’s finest free/libre/open-source emergenement software. You can: Find groups in our directory Learn about community events Read aggregated news from our community Members can: Get… Read more »

Manage Data like UN OCHA

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NYC:Prepared manages a CKAN data repository.   It’s the same software used by the UN Office of Coordination of Humanitarian Affair’s (OCHA) Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX) Project to share critical response information throughout the world.  Let’s do it throughout the five boroughs. Our data repository allows individuals and groups to upload, organize, share, preview, host, download,… Read more »

Resource Management by the People, for the People

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Resource management software has been too expensive and complicated for anyone but the largest organizations to use, but that’s all changing thanks to the Sahana Software Foundation’s free/libre/open-source EDEN software, which we’re offering to NYC-based relief and resilience groups free of charge. Use it to manage information about your staff, facilities and assets.  Make official… Read more »