510 SUPPORTS RED CROSS RED CRESCENT NATIONAL SOCIETIES

We get our name from the 510 million square kilometres that cover the surface area of the earth. Since we started in 2016, we have always worked to support any of the 191 Red Cross National Societies around the world whose aid workers and decision makers help people affected before, during and after a disaster… Read More

510 RESEARCHES WITH ACADEMIC & CORPORATE PARTNERS

Together we think global and act local, building evidence with our partners. Our donors fund innovative and scalable humanitarian products created with locals, for locals. You can access the list of our publications here. We build evidence & we innovate. Since we began in 2016, we have grown from 3 to 18 staff members and… Read More

INTERNSHIP: TEXT MINING & SOCIAL MEDIA SCRAPING

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TWO INTERNS THE PROJECT The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched the Federation-wide Databank and Reporting System to share data about Red Cross National Societies from all over the world. With this system, the IFRC aims to connect the +165K local units and millions of volunteers…

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510 TEAMTERVIEW TITIA KUIPERS

Titia Kuipers is a master thesis student at 510. At TU Delft she follows the Engineering and Policy Analysis program. How did you hear about 510? During my study at the TU Delft, I attended a lecture where a humanitarian worker came to tell about his experience in the field in the Middle East. We…

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MISSING MAPS NL

Elke dag zijn hulpverleners van het Rode Kruis en andere organisaties actief in gebieden waar hulp nodig is. Soms omdat er net een ramp geweest is, soms om te zorgen dat het gebied is voorbereid op een ramp. In beide gevallen zijn goede kaarten belangrijk om efficiënt te helpen. Ze laten hulpverleners bijvoorbeeld zien waar… Read More

CHALLENGING AI WITH AERIAL & SATELLITE IMAGERY

1: IDENTIFYING AND CLASSIFYING DAMAGE ON AERIAL IMAGERY. 2: DEVELOPING AN ALGORITHM TO FIX ALIGNMENT BETWEEN BUILDING LOCATIONS IN OPEN STREET MAP & BING SATELLITE IMAGERY. As part of the Netherlands Red Cross, 510 provided the two challenges above for the Hackathon for Peace, Justice, and Security. Multiple international actors provided challenges for the over…

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PURPOSE, MISSION & VISION

PURPOSE Improve speed, quality and cost-effectiveness of humanitarian aid by using data & digital. MARKET Red Cross National societies & it’s local partners with drive for data & digital transformation. MISSION Shape the future of humanitarian aid by converting data into understanding, and put it in the hands of humanitarian relief workers, decision makers and…

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