I haven't heard back from people in the field yet, and Flyktningehjelpen said they couldn't sponsor private projects like this... whatever that means..
Still waiting on a few folks to get back to me...
But I think we might just have to do a "build it and they will come" sort of approach... at least have some basic functionality up and running so the different organization and volunteers can see what we are thinking...
Other than that I'm quite busy this week preparing the React kurs I'm doing nov 02. (next monday), but after that I will have time to work on this! I think a React app with a postgres backend to start?
If anyone want to take charge and start implementing an API I would not mind that ;-)
I think my focus will be on the JS side of things...
@darthlukan woah, this Ushahidi thing looks like a perfect fit!?
@asbjornenge - If you check my fork, I've started a simple flask application as the back-end. Since we haven't really had a thorough discussion on how the whole project should be structured, I kept it as small and "hello world"-like as possible
I'm thinking the API itself should be just that, a JSON API hosted somewhere, and the site should be separate
realistically, the site could just be a simple semi-static something and the JS you'll be working up can then just consume from the API nodes as needed
no sense in cluttering up either portion, just keep them separate and easily consumable/maintainable so that one getting an update does not affect the other
Also, I used flask since it's easy to prototype with, but if you'd rather it was something else, I can get it rolling