CRA: COMMUNITY RISK ASSESSMENT

WHY IT IS NEEDED The goal of the Community Risk Assessment Dashboard (CRA) dashboard is to quickly identify the geographic areas that are most affected by a natural disaster or crisis and, within those areas, the people that are most affected. It forms a data preparedness solution to help reach those affected and most vulnerable… Read More

DATA COLLABORATIVE FOR SDGs IN MALAWI

THE INCEPTION WORKSHOP: In Malawi there are many data providers and data users and each of them uses different platforms and tools. The first step of building a data collaborative in a country is bringing these preexisting data ecosystems, stakeholders to the table and documenting the available relevant data with them. At 510 we do this…

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FIELD: CHALLENGE OF LOW CONNECTIVITY

An excerpt from the field blog post SUCCESSFULLY IMPLEMENTING A REMOTENESS INDICATOR MALAWI In rural Malawi, it is often a challenge to upload base maps of the visitation sites and the correct survey of the day to the 20 tablets, and to download all the data collected in the field from the tablets in an…

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SUCCESSFULLY IMPLEMENTING A REMOTENESS INDICATOR MALAWI

Written by Jurg Wilbrink 510 GEO INFORMATION SERVICES The 510 initiative is working with the Malawi Red Cross to identify the country’s most vulnerable areas. A workshop and mapping exercise were held on data collection and sharing with different stakeholders in Malawi. Vulnerability data contributes to the Red Cross’ data preparedness initiative (see also Method:… Read More

FASTER RESPONSE: WITH CAPACITY BUILDING PHILIPPINES PART 1

Written by 510 Jannis Visser RISK ASSESSMENT EXPERT The Netherlands Red Cross data initiative - 510 -  is focussing on prototyping innovative solutions for disaster preparedness. However, when a disaster strikes, there is a more direct need for Surge Information Management support. Netherlands Red Cross, the youngest member of the IFRC Surge Information Management Systems (IFRC… Read More

DATA COLLECTION

We support you in gathering and measuring information on your main indicators. Data collection can be done in-country, or remotely by our team through publicaly available data, or by using alternative data sources such as satellite data. Our Information Managers, Data Analysists, GIS experts and Data officers, source the most relevant data at open data… Read More