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Hackathons Challenge Asia’s Tech-Savvy Innovators to Strengthen Disaster Resilience

Seong Park

"The need to identify the exact coordinates of schools in disaster-prone areas during emergencies like the 2006 landslide is one of the challenges being tackled by tech-savvy innovators participating in a series of hackathons being held across Asia by Code for Resilience, a collaboration of the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) and Code for Japan, a civil society organization dedicated to using software coding as a means of improving social welfare."

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    This is really cool. Did you take part in this at all by any chance?