January 26, 2014 7:34 pm
January 22, 2014 7:31 pm
Big Data is the new black. Numerous reports, articles and even entire books are devoted to how Big Data, variously defined, offers news ways to better our lives...
January 8, 2014 5:27 pm
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...
November 20, 2013 9:59 pm
Watch the overview video of the East Africa Random Hacks of Kindness held October 5-6, 2013 in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda, organised by the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), European Union, and the Kenya Red Cross.
OpenStreetMap volunteers map Typhoon Haiyan-affected areas to support Philippines relief and recovery efforts
November 15, 2013 7:28 pm
In the aftermath of a disaster, lack of information about the affected areas can hamper relief and recovery efforts. Open-source mapping tools provide a much-needed low-cost high-tech opportunity to bridge this gap...
September 19, 2013 5:11 pm
This video provides an overview of the rationale, use, and applications of GeoNode to support decision making to reduce disaster risk and build resilience, specifically in the Caribbean...
February 26, 2013 2:51 pm
Here is a video of Open Data Day event in Kathmandu, Nepal.
January 2, 2012 6:22 pm
News & Media Coverage for UR2012
June 1, 2010 3:12 pm
Keynote Speakers' Bios.