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Neeraj Kumar
Awadhesh Kumar Maurya


During a flood disaster, its reporting is an important issue for the possible victims and similarly important about the place of disaster for the rescuers. One mobile application is in use for the disaster reporting using the same kind of concept, referred as MyDisasterDroid (MDD). This application helps to provide actual position of disaster to relief them and rescuers, but its improvement is possible through a correction in its methodology. This paper provides idea to make it better after point out its some common drawbacks. In this work, researcher showing the situations, in which, the formula to find correct location, used in MDD, has failed to give good result.


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