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Updated Insights: Tracking Dispersal of Refugees Fleeing Ukraine


May 18, 2022


An updated map using mobility data from Meta provides insights on the evolving movement patterns of Ukrainian refugees displaced by the Russia-Ukraine War.


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Events

Disaster Mobility Data Network: Mobility Data, Displacement, and the War in Ukraine (Meeting 9)


  • DATE:
    Thu, Mar 31, 2022 at 11:00am — 12:00pm
  • LOCATION:
    Online via Zoom

Join us in conversation with representatives of UN OCHA, UNICEF, and the Jackson School of International Affairs at Yale, about data responsibility, displacement analysis, and the limits of mobility data during the war in Ukraine.



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Spotlight

Interactive Map: Population Density Changes Map Analyses of Countries Bordering Western Ukraine


March 17, 2022


Our research team created an interactive map showing changes in population densities along the Ukraine-Poland border. This map provides important insights on population movement patterns amid the Ukrainian War.


TAGS:Mobility Data Data Resources Visualizations Ukraine Ukraine War Ukraine Refugees Ukraine Conflict Data Analysis Data Map Interactive Map

Spotlight

How Can Human Mobility Data Reshape Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Management? 


March 4, 2022


Human mobility data, which shows an individual’s movement as measured by their activity on smartphones and social media platforms, has reshaped emergency management and response. In the seventh DMDN meeting, this topic is discussed in detail with key collaborators from FEMA, CalOES, The City of New Orleans, and NetHope.



TAGS:Disasters Wildfires Mobility Data Hurricanes Data Readiness Data News DMDN translational readiness Human Mobility Data Emergency Response Crisis Mangement Situation Reports Natural Disasters Disaster Mobility Data Network

Publications

Low parasite connectivity among three malaria hotspots in Thailand


Published in Scientific Reports, 11(1), 23348
December 2, 2021 by Hsiao-Han Chang, Meng-Chun Chang, Mathew Kiang, Ayesha S. Mahmud, Nattwut Ekapirat, Kenth Engø-Monsen, Prayuth Sudathip, Caroline O. Buckee, Richard J. Maude



TAGS:Mobility Data Data Epidemiology Spotlight Journal Article mobility data Thailand disease-transmission Regional Mobility Malaria translational readiness

Events

Disaster Mobility Data Network: Data Ethics & Privacy (Meeting 6)


  • DATE:
    Thu, Dec 16, 2021 at 09:00am — 10:00am

6th Meeting of the Disaster Mobility Data Network



TAGS:Mobility Data DMDN Webinar mobility data DMDN GFDRR mobilkit event recording

Publications

Evaluating the reliability of mobility metrics from aggregated mobile phone data as proxies for SARS-CoV-2 transmission in the USA


Published in The Lancet Digital Health
November 9, 2021 by Nishant Kishore, Aimee R Taylor, Pierre E Jacob, Navin Vembar, Ted Cohen, Prof Caroline O Buckee, Nicolas A Menzies



TAGS:COVID-19 Mobility Data Data Resources Epidemiology Spotlight mobility data covid

Publications

Characterizing human mobility patterns in rural settings of sub-Saharan Africa


September 17, 2021 by Hannah R Meredith, John R Giles, Javier Perez-Saez, Théophile Mande, Andrea Rinaldo, Simon Mutembo, Elliot N Kabalo, Kabondo Makungo, Caroline O Buckee, Andrew J Tatem, C Jessica E Metcalf, Amy Wesolowski



TAGS:Epidemiology mobility data

Events

Disaster Mobility Data Network: The Use of Human Mobility Data in Public Health Emergencies Radcliffe Seminar Deliberations (Meeting 3)


  • DATE:
    Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 09:00am — 10:00am

We are delighted to invite you to our third meeting of the Disaster Mobility Data Network. This session will present summary deliberations from the Harvard Radcliffe Seminar Series held in March and April 2021, in consulation with nearly 40 technologists, scientists, lawyers and humanitarian responders from around the world.



TAGS:Event Recording mobility data DMDN GFDRR

Resources

Situation Reports


The page contains situational awareness PDF reports and hosted layers generated for multiple disasters in the year 2021


TAGS:Disasters Mobility Data Data Resources Visualizations mobility data hurricane wildfire earthquake network coverage population density changes

Publications

Data in Crisis — Rethinking Disaster Preparedness in the United States


Published in New England Journal of Medicine, Medicine and Society (2021)
September 1, 2021 by Satchit Balsari, M.D., M.P.H., Mathew V. Kiang, Sc.D., and Caroline O. Buckee, D.Phil.



TAGS:Disasters Data Policy Mobility Data Data Readiness Spotlight mobility data mapping vulnerabilities

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