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Freelancer.com recently completed the largest inter-collegiate hackathon for disaster response management - Hackzilla in Manila which was held on July 22 to 23, 2016 at the Freelancer.com office, 30th floor, Ecotower, 32nd cor 9th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.
The first-ever Hackzilla in Manila, with a theme of "Preparing the Philippines to effectively respond to natural disasters through the use of technology," is Freelancer.com’s inter-collegiate hackathon. Within 36 hours, students were challenged to build mobile applications, websites, and various other technological solutions that will concentrate on alleviating the harmful impact of natural calamities.
This event is in partnership with the Philippine Disaster Response Foundation (PDRF), The Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) Project NOAH, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), Developers Connect Philippines (DevCon), and the Philippine Society of IT Educators (PSITE).
Below are some photos and videos from the hackathon venue - Freelancer.com's office at BGC:
Below are the video interviews we conducted with the 11 teams who participated at Hackzilla in Manila: