Wildfire Threat to Inpatient Health Care Facilities in California, 2022
Published in The American Journal of Public Health
March 3, 2023 by Neil Singh Bedi, Caleb Dresser, Akash Yadav, Andrew Schroeder, and Satchit Balsari
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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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Using Novel Technologies to Forecast the Needs of Medically-Vulnerable Populations During Wildfires
Thu, May 26, 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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CrisisReady Researchers Probe Health Risks from California Wildfire Season
June 24, 2021 by Direct Relief
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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.
Wildfires, Power Outages, and the Pandemic
Fri, May 28, 2021 at 11:00am — 12:00pm
The 2021 fire season in California is already being viewed by many with alarm. Widespread drought across the region has produced an exceptionally large amount of dry fuel, particularly in mountainous areas of Northern California, increasing risks for multiple large-scale fires.
California Wildfires Project
Predicting and responding to dynamic health-system demands in the context of the CA wildfires and PSPS events.
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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Did Data Make a Difference? Reviewing the COVID-19 Crises with Facebook Data for Good
January 26, 2021 by Andrew Schroeder
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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