AUTOMATED IMPACT MAP SENT 120HRS BEFORE TYPHOON KAMMURI ARRIVES

WHAT IS IT ABOUT On November 29th The Philippine Red Cross FBF team received the first Automated impact map from the 510 team. This was 120hrs before expected landfall of Typhoon Kammuri/Tisoy. The FbF project in the Philippines used impact-based forecasting – overlaying the wind speed forecast with data on indicators such as building types,… Read More

DATA LITERACY TRAINING ZAMBIA 2018

WHAT IS DATA LITERACY Data literacy   is the ability to read, create and communicate data as information, as well as understanding the possibilities of using data and its consequences.  This skill can improve the speed and accuracy of Disaster Preparedness, Early warning Warning Early action & Disaster Response faster and more efficient. As every National Society… Read More

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 PHILIPPINES LOCAL GOVERNANCE & DENGUE RISK: THESIS ELISE GARTON

MASTER’S THESIS: “DEVELOPING THE EPIDEMICS RISK ASSESSMENT: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LOCAL GOVERNANCE AND DENGUE RISK IN THE PHILIPPINES”  WHAT IS IT ABOUT This internship report was written as part of the Epidemics Risk Assessment (ERA) project and examined the relationship between local governance and dengue risk.  ERA aims to develop a local-level prediction model for epidemic risk… Read More

DATA TEAM LEADS TRAINING

WHAT IS DATA TEAM LEAD TRAINING? 510 offered a course in data team lead training that covered a wide variety of topics, from overviews of existing 510 projects, team management best practices, and technical training in several platforms.  WHO WAS IT FOR?  Seven representatives from Canada, Denmark, delegate in Mali, Kenya, The Netherlands (delegate in Lebanon), The Philippines, and Zambia attended the full training. In addition, 510 interns and volunteers joined many of the technical sessions to improve… Read More

MALAWI DATA TEAM GAVE DATA LITERACY TRAINING

WHAT IS DATA LITERACY Data literacy  is the ability to read, create and communicate data as information, as well as understanding the possibilities of using data and its consequences. We tailor our data literacy trainings to the specific needs of the Red Cross National Societies.  WHO WAS THE TRAINING FOR Participants to the data literacy training were from:  Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) staff… Read More