"A web services architect in Sri Lanka has worked with several
programmers in the country's IT industry to build a collection of
open source web applications for managing the fallout from the
tsunami which devastated the country in December.
"Dr Sanjiva Weerawarana, a Research Staff Member in the
Component Systems Group of IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center, said
the components for the project, called Sahana (meaning peace or
calm in Sinhalese), had been built by various Sri Lankan
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