Overview and timeline of ad hoc coordination in developing PeopleFinder and other tools for supporting linking and recovery efforts fro Hurricane Katrina.
Blod discussion of using sociall tagging to support coordination and participation in Hurricane Katrina relief and recovery activities.
Blog dialogue on proposals to "bring together the best of the web — software, hardware, infrastructure, media, money — to start to gather around needs and solutions" for disaster recovery.
A humanitarian aid agency supporting the transitional settlement and shelter of populations affected by conflict and natural disasters, supporting human rights, dignity, protection, health, environment, and livelihoods.
Posting by Witold Rybczynski looking at lessons from past attempts to provide emergency shelter and housing to victims of disasters.
Article examining government's plan to provide transitional housing for tens of thousands of hurricane evacuees.
"CARE Indonesia is in the process of developing a Livelihood Information System (LIS) to provide a baseline and an ongoing assessment of the livelihood status of people and households impacted by the recent earthquake and Tsunamis in Aceh, Indonesia."
Page outinling AIA Disaster Assistance Program to offer help with damage assessment and long term recovery as the organization has done in previous major natural disasters.
Situation reports and power outage maps from the DOE's Office of Electricity, Delivery and Energy Reliability. Covers impacts on municipal electrical power as well as impacts on petroleum and gas industry.
This article explores the issue of assessing causal impact which "requires not just measurement, but clever research designs that make possible comparisons that can support defensible causal inferences".