humanitarian aid

Data and Crisis: The Information Revolution in Humanitarian Response

Almost nothing makes gathering robust information harder than a natural disaster. But new services and infrastructure emerging globally promise to revolutionize humanitarian response. The edge of the network is alive with open-source technologies, open data,...

United Nations Spearheads Big Data for Development

When we think of Big Data, humanitarian aid and international development are probably not what first come to mind. But a United Nations team called Global Pulse is working to connect the dots between data...