Disasters Archive

Leaving the Philippines

For the last three months I was in the Philippines, where

Going to the Philippines

Plans change. Instead of staying in Washington DC for the next

Thoughts from the SMEM Congress in Heidelberg

A look at the state of social media in emergency management

Categorising tweets for the Pakistan earthquake

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

SGE 2.0: assessments, reporting and work order management in disasters

SGE 2.0 helps people survey streets and houses, either as part

Code of Conduct for the Use of SMS in Natural Disasters

Mobile phones can be a great tool to help people in

Filipinos turn to social media in wake of typhoons, floods and landslides

The Philippines are currently reeling from the impact of three successive

How to improve information management and decision making in disasters

I have just spent a few days brainstorming on a policy

Geofeedia: a bird’s-eye view on social media in disasters

One of the most promising uses of social media in disasters