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Awareness material, Data set, Guidance material, Manual, Report, Research, Review
24 Oct 2020
Further to the UN Secretary General Brief focused on COVID-19 and People on the Move, we are pleased to bring to your attention the Policy Paper issued by IOM on ‘Cross-border mobility amid and post COVID-19’. Based on a re...
Tags: Awareness material, Data set, Guidance material, Manual, Report, Research, Review, Crisis Mapping
Awareness material, Report, Research
25 Sep 2020
This scoping study, undertaken from October to December 2019, aims to inform priorities and actions of the German Red Cross (GRC) in relation to humanitarian assistance in the urban context. In doing so, the scoping study took stock of existing liter...
Tags: Awareness material, Report, Research, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Crisis Mapping, Resilience, Urban Preparedness, Urban Risk Reduction
Research
21 Aug 2019
GIS for Science. Applying Mapping and Spatial Analytics details the work of real-world scientists using geographic information systems (GIS) to expand our understanding of the world. GIS provides a framework for applying science to almost every human...
Tags: Research, Crisis Mapping, Resilience
Other type of resource
21 Dec 2017
Are you interested in risk communication? The 2018 Understanding Risk Forum is hosting an intensive event for interdisciplinary teams to test their innovative, creative, scientific and technological skills to co-develop risk communication solutions t...
Tags: Other type of resource, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Communication As Aid, Community Risk Assessment, Crisis Mapping, Disaster Law, Drought, Early Warning Systems, Earthquake, Flood, Heat Wave, Hurricane / Typhoon / Cyclone, Resilience, Risk Assessment, Risk Transfer, Technological hazard, Urban Planning, Urban Risk Reduction, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Youth Preparedness
Guidance material
06 Jun 2017
Helping to build capacity to respond in emergencies is something is something that the ICRC and IFRC has been doing superbly. Many times, national socieites lend their human resources to these efforts. The Sustainable Development Goal challenge ...
Tags: Guidance material, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Community Risk Assessment, Crisis Mapping
Research
24 Mar 2016
This paper describes a disaster risk reduction mapping project called MapDRR that aims to use Google Fusion Tables and Google Maps to map disaster risk reduction projects around the world. This system uses advances in cloud database management system...
Tags: Research, Crisis Mapping, Crowdsourcing, Urban Risk Reduction
Report
05 Jan 2016
In 2012 ACAPS launched the Global Emergency Overview (GEO). Since then, we have provided a weekly global overview of humanitarian crises. The Crisis Overview 2015: Humanitarian Trends and Risks for 2016 is the first attempt to use the three years o...
Tags: Report, Crisis Mapping
Awareness material, Report
23 Sep 2015
Crowdsourcing integrated with crisis maps has been a powerful tool in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. Future crowdsourcing applications must provide capabilities to better manage unstructured messages and enhance streaming data. Enhancem...
Tags: Awareness material, Report, Crisis Mapping, Crowdsourcing
Video
23 Sep 2015
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...
Tags: Video, Crisis Mapping
Video
23 Sep 2015
Emerging Explorer Patrick Meier pioneers the lifesaving new field of crisis mapping, which is helping revolutionize the effectiveness of relief efforts worldwide.
Tags: Video, Crisis Mapping