The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated twice in the context of Hurricane Sandy - the largest Atlantic tropical storm system on record.
UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office CATHALAC published a subsequent analysis on the flooding of Lake Azuei in Haiti.
Crowdsource Mapping aims at an improved disaster management: The idea is to co
UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean) conducted a satellite-based analysis of floodings caused by the lakes Azuei in H
Since its founding in 1881 by visionary leader Clara Barton, the American Red Cross has been the nation's premier emergency response organization.
In a humanitarian crisis, relief agencies need rapid answers to questions about 'where'. Where are the greatest needs? Where are the gaps that need to be filled?
OCHA led the humanitarian response to Haiti’s devastating earthquake in January 2010, which killed 217,300 people and affected 2.1 million Haitians.
The Directorate for Civil Protection (DPC) is an entity managed by the Ministry of Interior and Territorial Communities (MICT).
Mobile phones can be used to nowcast and predict population displacement after major disasters.
The Humanitarian Open Street Map (HOT) team launched a kickstarter project to support the development of the first free Haitian Creole Open Street Map Book.
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