Updated Apr 05, 2018

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FLOEWS: Flood Early Warning System

Dematerialized, Demonetized and Democratized Flood Early Warning System for 5.4 Billion global inhabitant of Flood prone corridors.

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Abubakar Bashir

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Stage 4: Transition to Scale

A minimum viable product (MVP) was developed after an intensive research and development, the MVP was released as a CLOSE-ALPHA to more concern customers ranging from Governmental, Enterprise, societal, institutional and individual for evaluation.

Focus Areas:

Climate Change and Resilience, Disaster Risk Reduction, Humanitarian Assistance and 3 MoreSEE ALL

Climate Change and Resilience, Disaster Risk Reduction, Humanitarian Assistance, Water Management, Watersheds and Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS

Implemented In:

Nigeria

NigeriaSEE LESS

10,188
Lives Impacted to Date
1
Country Implemented In
488
Customers
6
Employee
$35,000
Funds Raised to Date

Problem

Most individuals, communities and assets living within the coverage flood zones are ignorant, living with less or no in-depth knowledge of such risk. Absence of such knowledge inform of an early-warning has resulted in flood disaster devastation and has accounted for 75% of all deaths related to natural disaster and frequency of 45% leading to destruction of valuable properties, farming lots, food insecurity, hosting pathogens & vectors resulting in disease outbreak.

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Solution

FLOEWS is a dematerialized, demonetized and democratized flood disaster management for everyone. It Monitors & forecast flood imminence, thereby Disseminating the flood forecast as warning to the inhabitants of flood prone zones, for early preparedness, awareness and emergency response towards reduction among number of deaths and affected people, economic losses, protection of the poor and vulnerable.

Target Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries ranges from Government and it agencies, banks, insurance insurers, risk managers, planners, logistic providers, assets managers/assessor/analyst, oil and gas, civil engineering, subsistence and large scale commercial farmers, ecological surveyors, research institution, emergency and response, humanitarian and aid organization, NGO's, the victims at the last pixel mile.

Mission and Vision

FLOEWS is simply arming the inhabitant of such regions with vital weapon "an Early Warning information" about when the flood is expected, its coverage, infrastructures and utilities at risk, magnitude, how to respond to warning and evacuation action strategy, so as to prepare early towards the reduction in devastation among lives, valuable assets, biodiversity, food and Water Supply.

Innovation Description

FLOEWS monitors and forecast flood imminence, it further disseminates the flood forecast as warning to the inhabitants for such flood prone corridors, so as the can be aware of the impending disaster ahead and planing & preparing early towards the reduction in devastation among lives, valuable properties.

Since most of this individuals, communities and assets living within the coverage flood zones are ignorant, living with less/no in-depth knowledge of such risk, FLOEWS equip its beneficiaries with the capability of managing the impending disaster by themselves via available and suitable medium needed to harness the forecast, understand and analyse it for simpler consumption.
FLOEWS can be accessed as cloud-based "FLOEWS-AS-A-SERVICE", as Web and Access/Open Data services, via web & mobile app, via SMS, IVR, USSD, outernet, TV, Radio, social media, peer-to-peer, as well as digital print as flood warning maps and charts warning.

Contrary to olden warning system which tend to be bulk, isolated, secretive, slow and lacks modern and disruptive methodology and models for disseminating the warning and responding to emergency response, we here by digitized, discept, disrupt, dematerialized, demonetized and democratized Flood early warning System from end-to-end, towards the making the its aimed achieved exponentially, conveniently and effectively for the victims in need.

"Smart Communities" "Smart Inhabitants" "Smart Decision"

Competitive Advantage

FLOEWS is a pioneered solution, with a pioneered model and approach globally.
FLOEWS remain the only solution that digitized , discept, disrupt, dematerialize, demonetize and democratized flood disaster management to everyone must especially those in flood prone corridors.
FLOEWS is replicable and tailored to suit different geographical settings.

Planned Goals and Milestones

Scale and adoption across Nigeria and other must flood vulnerable nations across the border.
Funding Goal5,000,000

Milestones

Aug 2018
Recognition ReceivedPENDING
as part of
United Nation Unleash 2017
Jul 2018
Lives Impacted
10,188
Mar 2017
New Product or Service
FLOEWS: A Dematerialized, Demonetized and Democratized Flood Early Warning System
Mar 2017
Created
Date Unknown
New Country Implemented In
Nigeria

Supporting Materials

Abubakar-Bashir-FLOEWS.pdf