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13 Dec 2021
The Universal First Aid App was established in 2012, designed to be a 3-Phase rollout (pilot, scaling, run-and-maintain). GDPC has been well into Phase 3 for several years and is looking toward the future of the FA app, as both the needs of RCRC nati...
Tags: Other type of resource, Mobile Technology
Case Study
04 Sep 2020
En atención a la pandemia por Covid-19 y a los consecuentes confinamientos, el Programa de Resiliencia ante Inundaciones de la Cruz Roja Mexicana, que forma parte de la Alianza Zurich de Resiliencia ante Inundaciones (ZFRA por sus siglas en inglés)...
Tags: Case Study, Business Continuity Program, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Community Engagement and Accountability, COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Flood, Mobile Technology, Resilience, Social Media in Disasters, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)
Case Study
04 Sep 2020
Facing the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns, the Flood Resilience Program of the Mexican Red Cross that is implemented as part of the Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance (ZFRA) had to stop all community and face-to-face activities. Instead, the flood res...
Tags: Case Study, Business Continuity Program, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Community Engagement and Accountability, COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Flood, Mobile Technology, Resilience, Social Media in Disasters, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)
Video
22 Oct 2019
Researcher from the University of Auckland (New Zeland) suggested how disaster themed video games have the ability to be educational tools to foster participation and learning. Such games have an ability to convey messages of disaster risk reduction...
Tags: Video, Immersive Technologies & Digital Games, Mobile Technology
Report
07 Mar 2019
As Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) societies move forward to deliver digital disaster information and preparedness messaging, the Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) is asking how best to capitalize on the growing accessibility of digital comm...
Tags: Report, Mobile Technology
Data set
29 Oct 2018
Can Mobile Phones Improve Disaster Preparedness? report was independently conducted by the Centre for Innovation Policy and Governance (CIPG) in Indonesia and released in October 2018 at the Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) conference by Atma Connect.T...
Tags: Data set, Mobile Technology
Research
29 Nov 2017
Increasing attention is being paid to the potential of blockchain technology to address long-standing challenges related to economic development. Blockchain proponents argue that it will expand opportunities for exchange and collaboration by reducing...
Tags: Research, Mobile Technology, Risk Transfer
Video
14 Mar 2016
A Workshop organized by the GDPC in collaborated with Social Impact Lab (SIMLab) to explore extending the project to reach portions of the population who have not yet gained access to smartphone technology, and considering ways to get the First Aid ...
Tags: Video, Mobile Technology
Case Study
07 Mar 2016
The aim of the study is to increase disaster resilience by using mobile technologies to ensure citizens play an active role in disaster management. It addresses the implementation of mobile based disaster management systems based on a study case in I...
Tags: Case Study, Mobile Technology, Resilience, Risk Assessment
Research
02 Mar 2016
The briefing paper examines the adoption of the First Aid App by Red Cross National Societies under the Universal App Program. Specifically, it provides an outline of the program and the experiences of some of the National Societies in adopting ...
Tags: Research, Mobile Technology