SIA can be undertaken to obtain rapid assessments of the impact of a major disaster. Often, SIA is used prior to, or in parallel to the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) undertaken in the field by the affected government that is supported by the UN, EU, and the World Bank.
The Open Data for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI) applies the concepts of the global open data movement to the challenges of reducing vulnerability to natural hazards and the impacts of climate change.
Code for Resilience (CfR) fosters a global community of citizens, governments, and technologists using open innovation, open data, and open software and hardware tools to identify and reduce the risks posed by natural disasters.
This video highlights the GFDRR and World Bank South Asia Disaster Risk Management team’s efforts in Pakistan to create better understanding and consensus around disaster risk, and policies to mitigate such risks...