The terrain and tropical weather of South Africa’s eThekwini Municipality (including City of Durban) contribute to frequent, devastating flooding. The local government needs an early flood warning system to prevent loss of life and costly infrastructure damage.
Children in a remote Island in the South Pacific Ocean go unvaccinated because of logistical challenges in distributing medical supplies over treacherous terrain.
Home to many diverse peoples and wildlife, the Kenyan savannah is monitored by community rangers who historically had to rely on a patchy network of radio and cell towers to stay connected.
Many Indonesian islands lack airport or air traffic control infrastructure, making the delivery of food and medical supplies after a natural disaster difficult for pilots.
Flooding in Canada’s major cities of Ottawa and Montreal prompted hundreds of evacuations and the mobilization of Canada’s LENTUS natural disaster response program.