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Australian evacuation app takes prize in un global app challenge

17 Oct 2014, Environ Systems Research Inst; UNISDR

'Guardian Evacuations' the winning application in the UN Global Disaster Resilience App Challenge, is a very significant contribution to building the resilience of user-communities. This app, not only shows the user where to find the closest location evacuation center, but allows them to see traffic information, weather, and potential flood and fire risk areas in real time...


General Facts
  • Population: 31.8 million (2005)
  • Density: 4 per sq km
  • Total Area: 8564 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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