Sahana Phase2

This is the home of the Sahana Phase 2 WIKI. If you wish to develop with Sahana Phase 2 it is recommended that you use the Sahana Portable App which has an integrated development environment. Click here

Installation Guides

World Icon Click here for detailed guides on how to download and install Sahana.

For Users

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Please note, not all module are present in released versions of Sahana (v0.6 - v1.0). Some modules are only currently available in either the trunk and/or the Google Summer of Code development repositories. These modules will become available in future releases of Sahana. Examples of this are the Resources and Snapshot modules.

The Sahana community has a friendly community to help with bugs and to receive suggestions, improvement ideas and feature requests.

Support Options

  1. Support by Email
    Please subscribe to the Sahana User list by clicking here.
  2. IRC
    Sahana developers are available on FreeNode channel #sahana and #sahana-eden.
  3. Launchpad Answers
  4. Mailing List Info
    Visit here.

For Administrators

These guides illustrate the functions of the Adminstration module. Administrators should be familiar with Sahana's user privilege and situation management hierarchies and best practices for deployment.

For Trainers

The Sahana Training Program is a week-long induction programme. Here are the course materials.

For Software Developers

Sahana is always looking for developers have have experience in PHP, JavaScript and Python. Here is some useful information if you are considering deploying or developing the application.

The Path To 1.0

Biosurveillance Project

For Translators

The Localization and Translation wiki captures techniques for localizing and translating Sahana. It explains how to translate the application for new countries, regions and groups.

For Designers

The Design wiki is where the community unleashes its design skills.

For Documentation Writers


If you need access permission for any of these wikis, please send an email to any of the following wiki administrators. Please include a reason for needing access:

  • Tim McNamara - mcnamara.tim [at]
  • Dominic Konig - dominic [at] (main access person for translators)
  • David Bitner - bitner [at] (main access person for GSoC)
  • Ravindra de Silva - ravindra [at]
  • Pradeeper Darmedra - pradeeper [at]
  • Mifan Careem - mifan [at]
  • Chamindra de Silva - chamindra [at]

Translation of Wiki Pages

Sahana wiki pages in other languages than English might be found by appending the ISO 639-1 language code to the namespace of the page, e.g.:

  • start (original page) ⇒ start:de (German translation)
  • dev:home (original page) ⇒ dev:home:ar (Arabic translation)

If you want to create a translated wiki page, please follow the Wiki Translation Guide

Other Project Information

Project Governance

Academic Research

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