• Situation Reports: Earthquakes in Turkey

    As responders and relief agencies scramble to rescue those affected by the deadly earthquakes in Turkey, CrisisReady is publishing periodic reports to track population displacement dynamics as the disaster unfolds.

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  • Earthquake Response in Turkey & Syria:
    Lessons, Opportunities, and Limitations

    Data have been crucial in response to the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, yet several ethical, legal, and technical challenges remain.

    CrisisReady explores the benefits and complications of using data with responders in the field.

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  • The Risk Wildfires Pose to Health Systems in California

    An article published in the American Journal of Public Health by researchers at CrisisReady exposes the risk wildfires pose to the majority of California’s inpatient healthcare capacity.

    The study finds that half of the state’s healthcare capacity is located less than one mile from high Fire Threat Zones.

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  • CrisisReady Co-Director Leading Research to Study Climate Change in South Asia

    CrisisReady Co-Director Caroline Buckee is leading a research project, supported by by Harvard’s Salata Institute, to study climate adaptation in South Asia. Fellow Co-Director Satchit Balsari will be joining the project as co-investigator.

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  • Event Recording:
    Responding to the Earthquakes in Turkey & Syria

    Watch the latest Data in Crises event recording, where speakers from various organizations share their experiences in responding to the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.

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  • CrisisReady’s Framework for Transdisciplinary Translation:
    Case-studies in Response

    CrisisReady researchers present two case studies that demonstrate how the team has negotiated access to privately-held data, while balancing information security and public health utility.

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  • Data for Good Can’t Be a Casualty of Tech Restructuring

    The data we produce in our daily lives has become integral to how public decisions are made while planning for public health and disaster responses.

    However, current restructuring in the tech industry signals that these data streams may be in jeopardy. CrisisReady’s co-directors expand on the issue.

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