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Big data and humanitarianism: 5 things you need to know

... crises, or respond to them more quickly. For example, a 2012 study demonstrated that real-time monitoring of Twitter messages in Haiti ... of Typhoon Bopha hitting the Philippines at the end of 2012, the Digital Humanitarian Network was able to categorize 20,000 social ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 27/06/2013 - 1:45pm - 0 attachments

Mali: 660 000 enfants à risque de malnutrition aiguë

... (IRC). Depuis son arrivée à Kati en avril 2012, le personnel de l'IRC a constaté une forte augmentation du ... d'enfants qui venaient au centre. Entre mai et juillet 2012, 10 à 15 enfants étaient traités chaque semaine. En ...

Story (Top Stories) - kapurs@un.org - 10/10/2013 - 8:20am - 0 attachments

Myanmar: Humanitarian lifeline cut following violence against aid agencies in Rakhine

... Sein. He used to live near the beach in Sittwe. But in 2012, he was given a stark choice by a mob armed with machetes: “Leave ...

Story (Top Stories) - cochranem@un.org - 16/04/2014 - 2:07pm - 0 attachments

Funding shortage affects humanitarian assistance to East African droughts

... in this area with no likelihood of improvement until early 2012. Worst-affected countries include Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Djibouti. ...

Story (Top Stories) - civilif@un.org - 16/06/2011 - 5:57pm - 0 attachments

Niger: As food crisis looms, Darin’s education is lost

24 January 2012 - 12:25pm ... on 17 January to assist at least 3.8 million people in 2012. So, far the appeal has only received 7 per cent funding. Meanwhile, ...

Story (Top Stories) - palanivelu@un.org - 08/03/2012 - 11:29pm - 0 attachments