PROJECT ON EFFECTIVE FIRE RESPONSE IN DONBAS WON THE HACKATHON "HACK FOR LOCALS 2.0: SAFER COMMUNITIES"
The Project on effective FIRE response in Donbas won the Hackathon "Hack for Locals 2.0: Safer Communities", which was held from October 30 to November 2.
The project was developed by the "Don’t burn" team (Kyiv/Sievierodonetsk) with support from the Center for Innovations Development, which offered a solution for timely and effective fire response in Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts of Ukraine. The project is based on a GIS platform for analysis, monitoring and rapid-fire response using NASA satellite and community data, local data collection and Telegram Bot reporting.
The Ministry for Reintegration of the Temporary Occupied Territories of Ukraine acted as a partner of the Hackathon and will fully support the project.
"We are grateful to UNDP, the Ministry of Digital Transformation, Luhansk and Donetsk Regional State Administrations and all the organizers and partners of the Hackathon for their excellent management, teamwork and high concentration of intelligence. We hope that the project on effective fire response will help in rapid fire response in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, because timely identification, localization of the squall can save lives, property and resources. The Ministry for Reintegration will provide maximum support to the realization of the project," said Snaver Seitkhalil, Deputy Minister for Reintegration of TOT.
"Hack for Locals 2.0: Safer Communities" is a Hackathon for the development of Ukrainian communities that was carried out in the framework of the UN Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme with the support of the Ministry for Reintegration of the Temporary Occupied Territories of Ukraine. The main theme of this year's Hackathon is to strengthen security in communities through innovative technological solutions. In the three days period more than 360 participants from all over Ukraine offered more than 55 projects. More on the Hackathon and results can be found here: www.facebook.com/events/343200793562351/?active_tab=discussion and here www.facebook.com/UNDPUkraine/posts/3692798930741087