Balangay: A Cloud Information System for Disaster
Layertech Software Labs, Inc.
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Balangay aims to promote community collaboration by empowering vulnerable communities with life-saving disaster information and fast connection to disaster authorities using an information system updateable by local disaster authorities, stakeholders, and public users. Tests were conducted before and after Balangay introduction in pilot areas, showing increase in disaster knowledge and collaboration. Balangay was adopted by Legazpi city on 2016 as its official disaster information platform.
Maria Jihan "Frei" Sangil
Project Manager and Lead Developer