At a glance 

Hurricanes and typhoons are growing stronger as a result of climate change, and together with earthquakes they continue to disproportionately impact people living in emerging nations where substandard housing is exceptionally commonplace. Build Change, through their open source project, ISAC-SIMO, offers a mobile app that can help more people detect construction issues before they become life-threatening.

Deployment location
Nepal, Colombia 
Technologies used
  • IBM Watson
  • Django 
  • Python
  • PostgreSQL
  • React Native
State of readiness
  • In testing

Get involved with this project

Whether you are a technologist interested in further developing the ISAC-SIMO solution or an organization interested in helping deploy this technology, there are multiple ways you can get involved. 

Join the community to get invited to Slack. Once you are granted access, join the #ISAC-SIMO.

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