Crowdsourcing Archive

How Artificial Intelligence Can Support Disaster Response

When the crowd gets overwhelmed - send in the machines!

Book Review: Digital Humanitarians

A comprehensive overview of how technology is changing disaster response. – Crowdsourced Verification for Disaster Response is a free service that helps verify information in crises.

Typhoon Haiyan: Social media improves situational awareness

The volunteer and tech community is working to map the damage

Categorising tweets for the Pakistan earthquake

MicroMappers wants to help disaster responders find actionable information on Twitter.

Social Media in Emergencies – a few good starting points

Resources for people interested in using social media in emergencies.

Presentation: Social Media for Disaster Preparedness and Response

How can you use social media operationally to help with disaster

Crisis Cleanup helps coordinate disaster responders

Crisis Cleanup is a web based system that helps to coordinate

How can humanitarian organizations embrace useful new technologies?

OCHA's flagship publication on how aid organizations could and should embrace