Posts Tagged: CKAN

What is “Data Preparedness”?

One of the main goals of disaster preparedness work is to simplify and support decision-making processes before, during and after an emergency situation. One way to do this is to make sure high quality, up-to-date information is available in an accessible format to a wide range of decision makers, including government agencies, nonprofits, community-based organizations… Read more »

Solutions for VOADs

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Nine months ago, I attended the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters Convening in Elizabeth, NJ. It was a fantastic event in which people from over 50 nonprofit, mostly religious, organizations came together to network, troubleshoot the ways they were providing Sandy disaster relief, and discuss how they might better tackle disaster relief challenges in… Read more »