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'This Is Historic': US Senate Passes War Powers Resolution to End Complicity in World's Worst Humanitarian Crisis
USA Senate vote reasserts congressional authority over war-making, one step in process to ending US support for Saudi-Yemen war
Yemen  saudiarabia  MiddleEast  Q1  2019  senate  usa  war  power  vote  support  humanitarian  disaster 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Most Post-Disaster Funding is a Disaster, How to Do It Right - World | ReliefWeb
Veterans talk about how to fund post-disaster relief: go with grassroots community-based groups; large orgs inefficient and oft corrupt
humanitarian  aid  funding  natural  disaster  haiti  global  nonprofit  waste  corruption  politics  community  howto  grassroots  grant  indie  philanthropy  19plx  19eyz 
february 2019 by csrollyson
The Midwest Is Getting Drenched, And It’s Causing Big Problems | FiveThirtyEight
The challenge of using data of past storms to predict the future and build #stormwater #infrastructure @metroplanners
climate  change  flood  rain  weather  usa  midwest  minnesota  Q2  2018  basement  stormwater  Statistics  history  prediction  disaster  recovery  plan  prepare  example 
may 2018 by csrollyson
From the Inside: The Countdown to Day Zero | Daily Maverick
Sad but very instructive: many cities will face similar challenges as #climate #change intensifies. Think about your community. => Water natural disaster in slo-mo: Cape Town runs out of water due to prolonged drought and mismanagement
capetown  south  africa  2018  Q1  water  natural  disaster  government  management  desalination  economy  impact  police  drought  climate  change 
january 2018 by csrollyson
4 Steps to Take When Life Disrupts College Admissions i.e. Hurricanes ^cr
College Admissions oft accommodate applicants suffering from natural disasters: Call & ask ^cr
natural  disaster  hurricane  harvey  2017  howto  college  admissions  16ccc  apply  family  crisis  twt 
september 2017 by csrollyson
About the Cline Center | Cline Center for Democracy | University of Illinois
Research center uses deep mining to create comparative #human #development reports globally - 300 yrs of data
democracy  human  development  university  illinois  research  big  data  analytics  website  natural  disaster  war  constitution  government  conflict  social 
february 2017 by csrollyson
Polymedia and Ethnography: Understanding the Social in Social Media
Short POV on how #ethnography is ideally suited for understanding #socialmedia #behavior + links
ethnography  social  media  reference  research  asia  global  disaster  recovery  sochap  cco  2snr 
march 2016 by csrollyson
We (Now) Recognize Cory Booker, the Tweeting Senator From NJ | WIRED
Governing #newjersey more effectively using #twitter + reflections on why Congress so slow to adopt
politics  newjersey  twitter  natural  disaster  social  media  citizen  2ghcj  2snr  2sbs 
august 2015 by csrollyson
Maps « MicroMappers
Shared by @patrickmeier: Another #CrisisMapper site
natural  disaster  ushahidi  mobile  recovery  q1  2015 
march 2015 by csrollyson
Disaster Theory for Techies | iRevolutions
BRILLIANT: Shows "natural disaster" as misnomer: human systems cause loss of life, not nature #kudos @patrickmeier #fb
exceptional  disaster  natural  social  management  governance  community  strategy  analysis  debunk  history  portugal  lisbon  earthquake  europe  2ghcj 
february 2015 by csrollyson
Digital Humanitarians
Patrick Meier's new book on mobile humanitarian response to disasters, and its website; great design!
book  self  publishing  website  design  example  social  media  natural  disaster  mobile  big  data  casestudy  crisis 
february 2015 by csrollyson
Property Firm Changes Business Model with Big Data - The CIO Report - WSJ
Example of how property inspection firm serving banks is using #bigdata to get more predictive
realestate  Financialservices  banking  property  inspect  professional  service  big  data  business  model  weather  natural  disaster  q1  2014  example  2cdo  2csra 
february 2014 by csrollyson
Fukushima: now for the tough part | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
Think you're managing a tough risky project? Try this one [nice detail of amazing nuclear cleanup] #fb =>
project  management  japan  engineer  nuclear  Disaster  cleanup  Q4  2013  fuel  risk  2ghcj  2csra 
november 2013 by csrollyson
Zooniverse: The Answer to Big (Crisis) Data? | iRevolution
Breakthrough transformation: crowdsourcing & microtasking transform capability to manage natural disasters & other intractible problems
disaster  natural  big  data  application  software  innovation  2013  transformation  crowdsourcing  micro  task  process  design  challenge  mission  2ghcj 
march 2013 by csrollyson
Laptop light helps Japanese woman survive Turkey quake | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
Uplifting intervw w Japanese aid workr in Turkey: "I was moved by how Turkey had helped us" #fb
Disaster  Relief  Volunteer  2011  Turkey  Japan  Earthquake  Tsunami  Interview  Q4  2csrollyson  2ghcj 
november 2011 by csrollyson
Jayne Cravens (Jayne) on Myspace
Jayne has numerous presences and is very committed to volunteering.
12tlk  bullsi  leader  volunteer  12gny  outreach  12dst  disaster  12lc1 
july 2011 by csrollyson
American Red Cross
Another competitor for volunteer hours
12lc1  disaster  recovery  natural  volunteer  organization 
june 2011 by csrollyson
Japan Quake/Tsunami Relief
Lions Clubs locations in Japan, helping with earthquake assistance
japan  earthquake  q1  2011  ngo  assistance  disaster  map  news 
march 2011 by csrollyson
Heading off disaster, one tweet at a time - CNN.com
USA-centric examples of crowdsourcing during disasters, using Twitter Facebook Flickr Thx @patrickmeier #fb
crowdsourcing  twitter  facebook  flickr  Social  Media  web2.0  disaster  emergency  government  collaboration  2csrollyson 
september 2010 by csrollyson
The New Yorker - In this week’s issue: George Packer on the...
Exceptional Newyorker cover treats gulf oil disaster - thx @monkbent #fb
art  magazine  cover  crisis  2010  q2  gulf  oil  disaster  irony  exceptional 
june 2010 by csrollyson
Plastic Surgery Disaster Abroad - AOL Health
Case study of reconstruction gone wrong for US patient & how it was fixed
medical  tourism  src  biblio  casestudy  disaster  horror  story  plastic  surgery  body  reconstruction 
may 2010 by csrollyson
China’s Arranged Remarriages
China: finding ways to move past tragedy thru remarriage Thx @monkbent
China  earthquake  disaster  society  culture  marriage  matchmaker  2ghcj  sichuan 
may 2010 by csrollyson
too: Hope
Brin's impression of Haiti disaster
Haiti  Disaster  photo  Blog  q1  2010 
january 2010 by csrollyson
Air France jet likely broke apart above ocean - Boston.com
Best article yet, some specific data and conclusions drawn
Airline  disaster  France  Brazil  2009  Analysis  News 
june 2009 by csrollyson

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