Topic: Wildfires



Events

Upcoming Disaster Mobility Data Network Meetings


  • DATE:
    Thu, Oct 28, 2021 — Thu, Dec 16, 2021

Agenda 2021 November 23, 2021 Boyeoung Hong (NYU) - Disaster Risk Reduction & Mobility December 16, 2021 Esteban Moro (MIT) and Alex Pompe (Facebook) - Data Ethics & Privacy


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Spotlight

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.


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Events

Wildfires, Power Outages, and the Pandemic


  • DATE:
    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.



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Our Work

California Wildfires Project


Predicting and responding to dynamic health-system demands in the context of the CA wildfires and PSPS events.


Wildfires

Spotlight

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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Spotlight

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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Events

Data, Equity, and Wildfires: California 2020


  • DATE:
    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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