20 March 2013

Thematic Focus: Humanitarian Information


Asylum and ICT Project [info]
- Call for researchers "to carry out an international study into the use of information and communication technologies by refugee support organisations and the refugees with whom they work in a number of countries across the world."

CFP: Disaster Information Management [info]
- Submit abstracts for chapters in a book on Disaster Information Management to be included in the Humanitarian Solutions in the 21st Century series published by Springer: "The book will in part explore the history of humanitarian information management since the 1980s, including successes like ReliefWeb and IRIN, and projects that didn't fare as well."


Evidence & Knowledge in Humanitarian Action, Washington, DC, 5-7 March 2013 [access]
- Follow the link to access the "virtual space" set up to provide access to videos, presentations, PDFs, and session summaries from the meeting.

Chad and the Darfur Refugee Crisis: Internews Humanitarian Information Service's Program in Chad 2005-2012 (Internews, March 2013) [text]

Oxfam Donates Archive to the Bodleian Libraries (Bodleian Libraries, Feb. 2013) [text]

Presentation: Social Media in Emergency Response Operations (Social Media for Good, March 2013) [access]

"The Use of Systematic Reviews and Other Research Evidence in Disasters and Related Areas: Preliminary Report of a Needs Assessment Survey," PLOS Currents: Disasters (Jan. 2013) [open access text]

When Information is a Lifeline: The Role of Local Media in Humanitarian Crises (USAID Frontlines, Jan./Feb. 2013) [text]

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