Given a list of phone numbers and locations, feed into an application to call them automatically to determine if they have phone service, if they have power, etc. Display on map. Using Twilio. Project on github. Continuing to work on this project. Collaborating with Twilio.
Some power companies have poor data, this is a way to supplement that.
#HurricaneHackers team 1 is working on a two-prong platform for assessments at different stages of crisis relief. The first prong helps first responders such as Red Cross and similar organizations rapidly assess needs. The second prong supports groups such as FEMA and shelters to assess long-term damage.
Inn Crisis AngelPoints is a project to help make excess hotel capacity available and affordable to Sandy survivors who need medium-term shelter. It will create a framework for those with hotel loyalty points to donate their points to Sandy survivors.