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Berkeley Disaster Lab Academics Mobilize AI Solutions to Confront Climate Change Disruptions.

Celine Erickson 09 Apr 2022

“Sixty percent of the twenty-five countries most affected by climate change are affected by conflicts and wars. Climate hazard adaptation is lacking in the humanitarian landscape*.” Patrick Youssef, Regional Director, …

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Considering the updated DMERL Framework: A conversation between HQ and the field

Kristin Helz 01 Jun 2022
Nir Dahal (MEL Delegate, Philippines Delegation) and Kristin Helz (Sr. DMERL Advisor at NHQ) are both professionals in the DMERL field (Design, Monito...

Green belts for drought recovery and food security in Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya

Nesrine Aouinti 18 May 2022
Hazard: Drought Solution: Land rehabilitation High-level results: Five green belts have been restored, increasing forest cover by over 70 hectares, pr...

The IFRC Alert Hub Initiative Spurs Innovation for Effective Emergency Alerting.

Celine Erickson 29 Apr 2022
An amazing surge of innovations in emergency alerting is happening now to ensure accurate and actionable emergency alerts reach communities around the...

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The IFRC Alert Hub Initiative Spurs Innovation for Effective Emergency Alerting.
Celine Erickson 29 Apr 2022
An amazing surge of innovations in emergency alerting is happening now to ensure accurate and actionable emergency alerts reach communities around the...
Bringing the Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Community and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HADR) together.
Celine Erickson 12 Nov 2021
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are rapidly changing the world as we know it. Digital technology is transforming the deployment...
Exploring co-benefits: Community-centred resilience building in times of Covid-19
Zurich Flood Alliance Jonathan Ulrich 18 May 2021
As Covid-19 continues to affect communities globally, humanitarian and development organizations need to adapt our way of working. This case study fro...
Adaptability in Times of Covid-19: Exploring Digital Resilience Building
Zurich Flood Alliance Jonathan Ulrich 26 Mar 2021
Traditional on-site and face-to-face resilience building activities are unavailable to humanitarian and development organizations due to the Coronavir...
Typhoon Haiyan: 5 Years On in the Philippines
Typhoon Haiyan: 5 Years On in the Philippines
Miguel Aguirre 09 Nov 2018
Five years ago today, one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Philippines made landfall. Typhoon Haiyan took more than 6,000 lives on the isl...