Justine MacKinnon from the Standby Task Force discusses Media Monitoring and Mapping in support of UN-OCHA’s response to Typhoon Yolanda. Working with the Digital Humanitarian Network & wonderful volunteers from around the world to examine over 60 different hashtags on twitter, they collected over 1 million tweets that were then thrown to the crowd via MicroMappers for verification and cleaning, providing OCHA with better situational awareness for the Philippines. @fidget02
28 Nov 2014
One of the research projects at the Zugspitze comes as a surprise to most visitors. Scientists from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) are working on GRIPS ,a device designed to improve tsunami early warning systems.The early warning system that Germa...
Tags: Video, Early Warning Systems, Tsunami
20 Apr 2015
Be Prepared for Natural Disasters with Mr. Radar!! is a comic book featuring a super hero, Mr. Radar, designed to educate children, youth and the general public to be prepared for natural disasters (including rainstorm, flood, earthquake, landslide, ...
Tags: Awareness material
02 Jul 2015
This film about disaster prevention in Myanmar is dedicated to all persons with disabilities and their family members who have suffered a disaster and lost their lives. Through this film, Malteser International wants to raise awareness on the importa...