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MOBILITY IS THE KEY

Whether we are discussing pre-disaster risk reduction methodologies or post disaster response, one overarching factor is key: mobility....

The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict took place earlier this month between 10th and 13th June 2014 in London, and was...

#CRISISMAPPING FOR RECOVERY: CRISIS CLEAN UP - A COLLABORATION TOOL

A truism in emergency management is that after a disaster thousands of people want to volunteer–the more high profile the event the...

DIGITAL HUMANITARIANS: FROM HAITI EARTHQUAKE TO TYPHOON YOLANDA

We’ve been able to process and make sense of a quarter of a million tweets in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda. Using both AIDR (still...

COMBINING RADIO, SMS AND ADVANCED COMPUTING FOR DISASTER RESPONSE

I’m headed to the Philippines this week to collaborate with the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on humanitarian...