Data in Crises: Responding to the Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
Fri, Mar 3, 2023 at 12:00pm — 01:30pm
CGIS South, Harvard University
S050: Thomas Chan-Soo Kang Room
1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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CrisisReady’s novel framework for transdisciplinary translation: Case-studies in wildfire and hurricane response
Published in The Journal of Climate Change and Health, Volume 9 (2023) 100193
January 10, 2023 by Andrew Schroeder, Caleb Dresser, Akash Yadav, Jennifer Chan, Shenyue Jia, Caroline Buckee, Satchit Balsari
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Hurricane Ian: Reports and Updates
September 28, 2022
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Data Preparedness for Disasters in Mexico: Regional Hub Workshop Review
Thu, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:00am — 12:00pm
Online via Zoom
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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.
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Understanding global disasters and displacement through human mobility data
Thu, Feb 24, 2022 at 09:00am — 10:00am
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The page contains situational awareness PDF reports and hosted layers generated for multiple disasters in the year 2021
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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
Network Outages and Changes in Population Density After Tropical Storm Claudette in Louisiana and Alabama
June 24, 2021 by Akash Yadav (CrisisReady)
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CrisisReady Researchers Probe Health Risks from California Wildfire Season
June 24, 2021 by Direct Relief
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Displacement and Gender on St Vincent Following the La Soufriere Volcanic Eruption
by Akash Yadav (CrisisReady)
The La Soufriere volcano on the island of St Vincent began erupting on the 27th of December at the end of 2020. On April 13th, 2021 an enormous plume of ash and smoke spewed from the crater.
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Where are Health Resources Most Needed to Prepare for the 2021 California Wildfire Season?
by Caleb Dresser, Neil Singh Bedi, Akash Yadav (CrisisReady)
As California prepares for another wildfire season, safety net health facilities are preparing to meet the needs of populations that will be affected in coming months. Given the continued effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing resource limitations, those efforts need to be focused where impacts are likely to be greatest.
As Disaster Response Changes, Data Leads the Way
by Amarica Rafanelli
The environments in which disasters occur are changing. Populations are denser. Climates are more extreme. And technology is burgeoning into new realms. These changes have ushered in a new era of disaster response.
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Launch of CrisisReady
Fri, Feb 26, 2021 at 11:00am — 12:30pm
CrisisReady is organized around the principles of Data Readiness, Methods Readiness, and Translational Readiness, and seeks to advance data-driven decision-making during public health emergencies. CrisisReady evolved from the Covid-19 Mobility Data Network, a research network of 100+ scientists from around the world who volunteered their time to serve as trusted intermediaries between technology companies and city and state governments around the world, in 2020.
Quantifying the dynamics of migration after Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Dec 2020, 117 (51) 32772-32778
December 22, 2020 by Rolando J. Acosta, Nishant Kishore, Rafael A. Irazarry, Caroline Buckee
TAGS:Mobility Data Hurricanes COVID-19 Disasters Case Studies News Journal Article displacement
National Shelter System Data: Opportunities, Challenges, and Applications to COVID-19
by Abhishek Bhatia
In the United States, the vast majority of shelters are operated by agencies like the American Red Cross, other not-for-profit organizations, or directly by the county government. During disasters, the sudden demand for services at these shelters contributes to challenges in resource allocation and complicates the logistics of keeping people safe during mass gatherings.
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Data, Equity, and Wildfires: California 2020
Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 11:00am — 12:00pm
CrisisReady is pleased to announce its panel on Data, Equity, and Wildfires in California.
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Many Displaced from Hurricane Laura Are Now in Path of Hurricane Delta
by Andrew Schroeder
Hurricane Delta is set to make landfall as a Category 2 storm on the coast of Louisiana and western Mississippi on Friday, Oct. 9. This would be a serious situation under any circumstance, but for those still displaced from the last major storm in this area, Hurricane Laura, which made landfall on Aug.
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Challenges to Transforming Unconventional Social Media Data into Actionable Knowledge for Public Health Systems during Disasters
Published in Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 14(3), 352–359
June 1, 2020 by Chan, J. L., & Purohit, H.
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