Global Disaster Resilience App Challenge

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City planners everywhere are designing programs for the sustainable use of energy and natural resources. Many are making plans that fortify their cities against the onslaught of natural disaster. Your challenge is to put these designs and plans into action by building an app with the ArcGIS Platform.


Esri will present one $10,000 award for the best professional/scientific app
and one $10,000 award for the best consumer/public-facing app.

The How

Design an app around one or more of the areas on the United Nations Essentials for Making Cities Resilient list (below). Explore all angles to reducing urban risks. Build an app that is useful to specific community members or everyday citizens. Or design an app for researchers, scientists, and other professionals who will use it to influence policy or make planning decisions.

Winners will be announced September 15, 2014.

The contest start date is July 14, 9:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time

The submission deadline is August 27, 5:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.

For More Information and How to register, click  here


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