Advocacy & Media

This study analyzed the content of Twitter data collected during Hurricane Harvey to identify the data of the highest relevance for assessing the impacts on infrastructure through automatically grouping the tweets by topics of discussion.
International Journal of Disaster Risk Science
This paper presents an automated way to extract the damaged buildings images after earthquakes from social media platforms such as Twitter and thus identify the particular user posts containing such images.
Nature Scientific Reports
Floods 2009 Central African Republic Joint Needs Assessment Report
This joint needs assessment report provides estimates of the impacts and costs of reconstruction and recovery in Central African Republic following the 2009 floods in Bangui.
Central African Republic - government World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters United Nations Children's Fund (Global Headquarters, New York) European Union United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs - Headquarters Agence Française de Développement
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International Recovery Platform
This article uses sentiment analysis (SA) to assess post-disaster recovery on the 10th anniversary of L’Aquila’s earthquake using Twitter data.
Earthquake Spectra (EERI-SAGE)
Risk communications as part of the Local Resilience Capability is the focus of this week’s Manchester Briefing (Issue 37). The briefing explores the communication of risk before and during emergencies, and identify how two-way communications are central to local resilience capabilities.
University of Manchester

One of the many opportunities for mobile surveys to support the development sector comes in tracking resilience and post-disaster recovery. Collecting information in disaster-affected regions is often dangerous, costly and time consuming. This is where

Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters
This graphic novella provides ethical representations of developing country contexts through Natalia, the novella's protagonist, whose story is about how low-income Puerto Rican families recovered from the impacts of 2017's Hurricane Maria.
Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, University of Manchester
This research aimed to improve understanding of aftershock information needs for agencies and the public, and how people interpreted and responded to such information.

World Rescue is a narrative, research-based mobile phone video-game inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Through fast-paced gameplay set in Kenya, Norway, Brazil, India, and China, the player will meet and help five young

UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development ZU Digital Literary Safari