How open data is used:

This platform provides querying and API-based data downloading services of real-time and historical alerting information. Users can also adopts the Javascript-based components developed by the platform to display alerting information in their own websites.

Quick facts:

  • Company: National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction
  • Sector: Environment; Transportation and sightseeing; Government and public sector; Health
  • Product/Service: Platform
  • Tag: #Disaster prevention; #Alert; #Common Alerting Protocol (CAP); #OASIS
  • Origin: Taiwan  


This platform collects alerting open data from central and local government agencies as well as public service businesses. The categories of alerting information include but not limit to weather, disasters, diseases, service outages, shortages of public goods, etc. The platform provides five ways for consuming datasets, such as web-based online queries, API-based M2M data exchanges, JSON file downloads, Javascript-based web components for displaying alerts, and ATOM feed.


The general public can access real-time alerts for preventing disasters or preparing for service outages or shortages. The platform also serves as an intermediary for facilitating strategic alliances among associated industry players.