Adjacent Fields > Tech for public challenges > Disaster response and humanitarian tech - (25)

There's a long tradition of volunteer technologists rallying to aid communities in the aftermath of a disaster or humanitarian crisis. Many of the problems and solutions, such as managing skilled volunteers remotely, apply to other domains in the Civic Tech Field Guide. See also: Participatory Aid.

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Flood Light

Ushahidi instance crowdsourcing the flood-related data from the 2022 Floods in Pakistan.

Cine ce face (Who does what)

”Cine ce face” is an information project through which citizens can get a clear and accurate picture of the roles of various institutional actors in case of an emergency.

Airbnb.org (formerly Disaster Response and Open Homes)

Airbnb encourages hosts to donate their shelter in times of need, and is now spinning the program out as a formal non-profit.

Russia-Ukraine Monitor Map

The Russia-Ukraine Monitor Map is a crowdsourced effort to map, document and verify information in order to provide reliable information for policymakers and journalists of the on-the-ground and online situation in and around Ukraine.

Alerta de enchentes

The Floods Alert is a pilot platform currently available only in Portuguese that informs on the risks of flooding of rivers in the Amazon region.

Health Sites

Building an open data commons of health facility data with OpenStreetMap

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap

HOT is an international team dedicated to humanitarian action and community development through open mapping.

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