Healthcare Study finds limited outreach of disaster-related mobile apps in India Updated : January 06, 2020 06:25 PM IST A study reports the outreach of 33 disaster-related mobile apps in India is negligible. Most of the apps analysed, till March 2018, had an educational purpose. App-based crowdsourcing during disasters can effectively assist humanitarian organisations by communicating the latest disaster-related information in a digital form. There is a need for engaging local communities for tapping into app-based crowdsourcing by mobilising them to voluntarily supply data for disaster management. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.