Article on engaging urban slum communities to strengthen information flows and enable new and better solutions for community resilience.
Tool to analyze future post-disaster shelter recovery needs in relation to flood risk as well as to manage information about on-going risks after a disaster and their implications for shelter planning.
Booklet to explain to governments, decision makers and disaster professionals the potential uses of geoinformation technologies for reducing disaster risks and losses, based on the knowledge and experience of experts in these fields.
Article on the the potential downside of open data initiatives in which technology can amplify existing inequalities.
Project by Google to use StreetView to record damage and recovery process after March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Map showing the dead or missing, damaged buldings, and nuclear power facilities impacted by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
A tool which uses Google Earth and a wide range of satellite imagery to monitor aspect's of the Earth's environment, e.g. changes in vegetation, forestation, and water surface area.
A website which 'site details the efforts of InterAction members and others in the NGO community to help those affected by the earthquake and assist Haiti with its recovery'. The site is also developing a Food Security Aid Map which is due to be released in March 2011.
Googel has launched a series of Google Earth layers and tours to allow you to explore the potential impacts of climate change on the planet and the solutions for managing it. Draws on IPCC data and Al Gore even narrates the first tour.