Disaster Risk Reduction and Open Data Newsletter- September 2018


DRR and data in the news

Google Cloud and other SDG partners launch new programme for students

Mobilizing Youth on Data for Action and Transformation in Africa

New website drives logistics planning and preparation for natural disasters in Pacific

IWMI, CGIAR and CCAFS partner to map climate-related hazards in South Asia

Scientists gather social media data to improve air quality prediction modelling

Twitter data improves disaster response

Cloud provider is changing disaster recovery plans

GPSDD data charter a model for inclusiveness

PDC and OCHA become partnerships to enhance application of risk data to disaster management

Strengthening national DRR resilience worldwide

IRI launch new tutorials for Sub-seasonal Climate Data

Shaping data strategy with DFID

New spatial data is solving the problem in SDGs report in the Global South

Register to access Climate Data Store

Get to know the New Zealand Resilience DIVE Platform

CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Advanced Workshops: 20-24 August 2018

Launching an environmental impact bond for financial resilience

Next Sendai Framework monitoring report: 1st October 2018

Publications on DRR
and data

A humanitarian framework for strengthening data ecosystems

Big data analytics for disaster response and recovery through sentiment analysis

National scale grid-based flood modelling in UK

10 principles for building resilience

Upcoming DRR
and data events

Geospatial World Forum 2019: Amsterdam 2-4 April 2019

Training for Climate Data Storage: 17-19 September 2018

Recruiting local trainers and participants for The Copernicus Climate Change Service

Deadline to apply for CODATA-RDA School of Research Data Science: 14 September 2018

WMO comprehensive cyclone warning systems concept seminar: 13 September 2018, Auckland

12th Senior Disaster Management Forum: 25-26 September 2018

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