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Natural disasters: The riskiest spots in the U.S. ~ @talyellin @CNNMoney

As you all know, here at DisasterMap.net, interactive disaster mapping is but one of our raisons d’ĂȘtre, I’m definitely going to follow Tal Yellin on the twitters. We posted on RealtyTrac back in June. Here they deliver, as promised, even more coverage by county. Yet this ranks as one of the smoothest “InterMaps” (my word)…


The 3rd International Workshop on Social Web for Disaster Management (SWDM’15) ~ @PatrickMeier

If they offered a Nobel for Disaster Response, then Patrick Meier over at iRevolution would be the first up. I follow him on Twitter and you should too. He’s done more to hook up people in disaster both on the ground and in the cloud. ~Bruce Biles The 3rd International Workshop on Social Web for…


Hashtag Standards for Emergencies ~OCHA Policy and Studies Series

This paper was written by Roxanne Moore and Abdrej Verity, and was made possible with the advice and support of Patrick Meier and Sarah Vieweg, from Qatar Computing Reserch Institue (QCRI). As part of the ongoing close collaboration between OCHA and QCRI, regular conversations on how to improve crisis computing have taken place over the…