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Insights in DRM, issue 1: Open data for resilience in the Caribbean

Source(s):  World Bank, the (WB)

A Practitioner’s perspective on disaster risk management in Latin America and the Caribbean, September 2013:

This issue asserts that data is essential to inform decisions aimed at reducing disaster risk and presents examples of interventions and outcomes in Grenada, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Haiti, and Belize aimed at fostering a culture of informed decision-making. Governments across the Caribbean region are implementing new technologies and data-management practices, engaging in regional communities, and piloting multi-sector investment strategies to address disaster and climate change risk. It highlights the OpenDRI tools and technologies, and open source tools, such as GeoNode, OpenStreetMap (OSM), Quantum GIS, Open Data Tool Kit (ODK), designed to promote collaboration and link the use of geospatial data to specific decision-making processes such as risk analysis.



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  • Insights in DRM, issue 1: Open data for resilience in the Caribbean
  • Publication date 2013
  • Number of pages 2 p.

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