Reducing Disaster Risk through Hydromet Technology in Haiti
SMS Lapli was developed by computer science students under Code for Resilience (CfR) Haiti, a World Bank and GFDRR-supported program that brings together technological innovators with government services to accelerate Haiti’s resilience to natural disasters...
2014 Understanding Risk Forum
Under the theme "Producing Actionable Information", UR2014 convened 840 participants from more than 60 countries, representing 285 institutions that covered government agencies, the private sector, NGOs, research institutions, academia and civil society.
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) works to reduce disaster risk by collaborating with communities to map vulnerable areas before disasters occur. HOT also applies principles of open source and open data sharing to improve humanitarian response post-disaster and to support economic development.