Type: Data set

Numbers for Development: Latin America

Since the launch of the open data portal, Numbers for Development, the number of unique datasets created and compiled by IDB specialists in the Specialized Dataset section has been growing. The following 4 datasets are ideal for those working in development, especially in Latin America. Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative: Indicator Values Years Covered: 1995-2015 Description: …

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Datasets on Nepal earthquake related issues

Datasets from Humanitarian Data Exchange on Nepal earthquake related issues includigng: Nepal Digital Model Elevation (DEM) Nepal climate data Apr – May 2015 Nepal: IDP camp sites in Kathmandu Estimated Population Exposed to Nepal Earthquake shaking Nepal: IDP Camps April 28th 2015 Health Infrastructure Nepal 3 word Addresses Nepal: all damage as of 28 Apr 2015 Nepal: Covered and impassable roads …

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Disaster Risk and Age Index

This report provides a country-by-country analysis of the disaster risks faced by older people in 190 countries, based on three dimensions: hazard and exposure, vulnerability and lack of coping capacity. It helps to measure and assess countries’ progress in supporting older populations in respect of disaster risk, highlighting gaps in international and national data sets …

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GAIN – Global Adaptation Index

The ND-GAIN Index, a project of the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN), summarizes a country’s vulnerability to climate change and other global challenges in combination with its readiness to improve resilience. It aims to help businesses and the public sector better prioritize investments for a more efficient response to the immediate global challenges ahead. …

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The openMatatus project: Collaborative research and mapping for Nairobi’s Informal Public Transit

Before the openMatatus project, the matatu buses of Nairobi operated in a no-man’s land of organization, with each driver responsible only for his own small piece of the puzzle. The minibuses were not owned by a government agency and fares were unregulated, contributing to uneven fare prices, lax safety regulations, and overly centralized and congested …

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