TUKLAS announces top disaster preparedness innovations

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  The Philippines TUKLAS Innovation Labs has selected its final 40 disaster preparedness innovations, after receiving more than 260 proposals from all 17 regions of the Philippines. Each selected innovation team will be provided with up to 1 million pesos in seed capital, training, and mentorship to test their disaster preparedness innovations from March to November 2018. TUKLAS, which is short for Tungo sa Kahandaan ng Pilipinas, is a community-centered innovation project that aims to support local solutions on disaster risk reduction and management. The final 40 innovations are as follows: Quik Data – a disaster response mobile app that…

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Nationwide Search for Ideas on Disaster Preparedness

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A nationwide search for ideas on disaster preparedness has been launched to ignite ideas that could help alleviate the economic, environmental, and human costs of natural and human-created disasters in the Philippines. TUKLAS Innovation Labs, a community-centered innovation project, welcomes Filipinos from all walks of life to submit ideas to better prepare communities for disasters, including ideas to address the impacts of disease outbreaks and armed conflict.

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