Ateneo de Manila University President Fr. Jose Ramon T. Villarin, SJ, PhD (CCARPH Project Holder), and Dr. Mélanie Robertson (IDRC Senior Program Specialist, Climate Change Program) join Dr. Emma Porio (CCARPH Project Leader & Principal Investigator) in officially opening the SAGIP exhibit to the public last February 13, 2019.
(Photo from Arielle Acosta of Areté)
Near Cloud allows you to upload, share, and download documents onto your mobile devices without access to the Web. Designed specifically for disaster contexts, Near Cloud is accessible within an approximately 10-meter radius. It makes use of a rapidly deployable plug computer paired with terabyte external hard drives cached with targeted pre-loaded content. These Near Cloud nodes are used as wireless servers for mobile command and control centers and for evacuation centers.
This portable system allows you to harvest rainwater and filter four liters of water per minute. Aside from being fast, it is user-friendly, efficient, and low-cost. AIC can install and provide communities training for its use and maintenance in just a few days.
Further, entrepreneurial training can be provided so that the water system can be used as a source of livelihood.
This stethoscope allows you to record the heartbeat. The stethoscope head has a small microphone which can be connected to a PC or a phone. Free apps like audacity or Garage Band can be used to amplify the acoustic signal or recording. Community health workers can send the recordings to offsite doctors for faster diagnosis.
A heat blanket is created with just a regular blanket or towel and a heat pad. The heat pad can be bought in drugstores. It is filled with sodium acetate which can be made simply by cooking vinegar and baking soda.
The heat will last up to two and a half hours. The blanket can be used for infants and in cases of flood or typhoon rescues.