Disasters Archive

How Technology Is Already Helping Fight Ebola

6 examples showing how ICT is already helping in West Africa.

You can’t fight Ebola with drones!

Technology can make a difference in emergencies - but only if

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