Topic: Mobility Data



Publications

Connecting the dots: understanding how human mobility shapes TB epidemics


Published in Trends in Microbiology, Online ahead of print. 10.1016/j.tim.2022.04.005
May 27, 2022 by Tyler S Brown, D Ashley Robinson, Caroline O Buckee, Barun Mathema



TAGS:Mobility Data Epidemiology Journal Article mobility data epidemiology Tuberculosis

Spotlight

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.


TAGS:Mobility Data Resources Visualizations Ukrainian Refugees Poland Hungary Romania displacement Slovakia Ukraine Ukraine War Data Map

Events

Mobility Data, Displacement, and the War in Ukraine


  • 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.



TAGS:Mobility Data Data DMDN Webinar Jackson School of International Affairs DMDN Yale University Disaster Mobility Data Network Ukraine Ukraine War Ukraine Conflict Russia Invasion displacement Refugees UN OCHA OCHA UNICEF

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 War Ukraine Refugees Ukraine Conflict Data Analysis Data Map Interactive Map Ukraine

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 Human Mobility Data Emergency Response Crisis Mangement Situation Reports Natural Disasters Disaster Mobility Data Network DMDN translational readiness

Publications

Low parasite connectivity among three malaria hotspots in Thailand


Published in Nature 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 disease-transmission Regional Mobility Malaria translational readiness mobility data Thailand

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 DMDN GFDRR mobilkit event recording mobility data

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

Resources

Situation Reports


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


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

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

Events

Disaster Mobility Data Network Launch Meeting


  • DATE:
    Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 09:00am — 10:00am

Changes in mobile phone technology, notably the near-ubiquity in many places of GPS-enabled smartphones, have altered the ways that response agencies and researchers understand and respond to crises. As this data becomes mainstream in emergency management, key issues of data capacity and data literacy - as well as ethics, privacy, and data protection - become increasingly pressing.



TAGS:Mobility Data DMDN Event Recording mobility data DMDN GFDRR World Bank

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