Adjacent Fields > Tech for public challenges > Disaster response and humanitarian tech - (65)

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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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.

Agency

At Agency, we ally with civil society organizations in Africa and Latin America, along with their partners and networks, to advance the resilience and future preparedness of the ecosystem.

Recovers.org

Help your community recover from disasters. A free, easy-to-use website for organizing disaster relief.

Sandy Coworking Map

In the light of Hurricane Sandy displacing the region's businesses, this is a map of area business helping each other out. Here you will find locations to work, recharge, and reconnect.

Disaster Relief by Amazon

"A five-member team of Amazon product and program managers connecting with nonprofits worldwide and are ready to respond to requests for resources during a disaster." - GovTech

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap

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

Crisis Commons

CrisisCommons seeks to advance and support the use of open data and volunteer technology communities to catalyze innovation in crisis management and global development. CrisisCommons is a global community of volunteers from technology, crisis response organizations, government agencies, and citizens that are working together to build and use technology tools to help respond to disasters…

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