Information management


Humanitarian workers registering program participants

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Latest content

Information management (June 2019): HDX data grid, data responsibility, blockchain, open data (6/3/2019)

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Key actors

Collects new publications and resources, as well as maps indexed by country and the type of disaster or emergency

Information management website managed by OCHA with global and country-specific sites

Cooperation framework between the United Nations, the European Commission and disaster managers worldwide to improve alerts, information exchange, and coordination in the first phase after major sudden-onset disasters

Joint initiative of ACTED, IMPACT initiatives, and UNOSAT, developing information tools and products aimed at improving evidence-based decision making

Platform developed by the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) containing all relevant space-based information for disaster management and emergency response

Operational Satellite Applications Programme of UNITAR prepares maps, analytical reports, and datasets in support of international humanitarian assistance operations

Tools for the job

Collection of tools, examples, and guidance for information management response in the first two or four months of a refugee emergency

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