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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...
1st Asia Pacific Regional Heatwave Meeting: Key Recommendations and Call to Action
Lucy Price 12 May 2021
1st Asia Pacific Regional Heatwave Meeting : a collective success of policy, praxis, research, and humanitarian leadership Heatwaves, or silent disast...
Reaching the last mile – Early Action Messaging through the WhatNow Service
Reaching the last mile – Early Action Messaging through the WhatNow Service
Valerie Byer 14 Nov 2018
At the Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management ( or “ISCRAM”) Asia Pacific Conference last week, disaster industry professi...
Using Information Mapping And Data To Refine Your Decision Making Process
Using Information Mapping And Data To Refine Your Decision Making Process
Global Disaster Preparedness Center 25 Aug 2014
In the Greater Chicago Region of the American Red Cross we have been running a fire preparedness and mitigation program called Team Firestopper (TFS) ...
Civil War, Cereal, and Smart Compassion
Civil War, Cereal, and Smart Compassion
Global Disaster Preparedness Center 30 Jul 2014
When you live in a valley surrounded by mountains, you see everything coming. For the past few years, we feared tanks and troops. This time was differ...
Team Firestopper – Preventing Fire Before They Start in Central California
Team Firestopper – Preventing Fire Before They Start in Central California
Global Disaster Preparedness Center 03 Jun 2014
Fire remains one of the leading causes of unintentional deaths in California and the Nation and accounts for 90 percent of annual disaster responses b...