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
Assessment or evaluation
16 Oct 2015
This document summarises the experiences of the pilot social media monitoring project set up to following the 25 April earthquake in Nepal, and draws out key lessons learned and recommendations. It was informed by a lessons learned workshop in Nepal ...
Tags: Assessment or evaluation
Guidance material, Video
21 Jan 2015
The Rapid Assessment for Markets (RAM) is an instrument allowing humanitarian practitioners with limited market expertise and time to develop a rapid and basic understanding of key markets within the first few days after a shock. The RAM is desi...
Tags: Guidance material, Video, Recovery, Urban Risk Reduction
13 Aug 2019
The Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub develops guidance material, case studies, and reports to help National Societies in the region to be prepared. Find the latest resources in the following list: Building resilience in Asia and the Pacific (2010) ...
Tags: Guidance material, Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Law, Livelihoods, Recovery, Urban Infrastructure, Urban Planning, Urban Risk Reduction, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Women and Gender