Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Hewlett-Packard, NASA and the World Bank came together to form the Random hacks of Kindness http://www.rhok.org/ (RHoK) program . They bring the best software brains and experts together to develop software applications that can be used for the good causes such as helping people in a disaster zone. The following are some of the applications they developed and can be used by others.
I’m Ok application. It helps in telling others that you are safe in the case of a disaster. For more details click here http://imokapp.appspot.com/
CHASM a visual tool to find landslide risk. More here http://wiki.rhok.org/Access_to_Landslide_Prediction_Software_for_Risk_Reduction
More such tools can be downloaded to mobile phones here
More about this news can be found at