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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...


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Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1992 7,000,000
Extreme temp. 1993 3,000,500
Storm 1994 2,500,104
Extreme temp. 1994 1,000,034
Extreme temp. 1995 500,100
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.


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