IARP ANNUAL MEETING 2019

WHAT IS IARP The Innovative Approaches to Response Preparedness (IARP) programme leverages forecast-based financing, data preparedness, and cash transfer programming to reduce the impact of climate change-related disasters on vulnerable populations. Each year, the Netherlands Red Cross works with one of the three implementing national societies to organise a meeting for all IARP partners in one of the programme countries (Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia).   WHO IS IT… Read More

510 DATASETS ON HDX

WHAT IS HDX The Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX) is an open data sharing platform managed by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) through their Centre for Humanitarian Data. Launched in 2014, HDX now hosts more than 11,000 datasets shared by over 250 humanitarian organisations. 510 is both using and sharing datasets on… Read More

HOTOSM SUMMIT 2019

WHAT IS THE HOTOSM SUMMIT The HOT summit is the yearly global meeting of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMapTeam (HOT) community. In 2019, it took place on September 19-20, in Heidelberg, Germany, under then theme ‘Next Phase of Mapping, new ideas in OSM’.  Participants came together to showcase projects, discuss and share ideas, and learn how mapping projects can create better targeted and more efficient disaster response.   WHO… Read More