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Tales of a crisis mapper: the good, the bad and the ugly
Tales of a crisis mapper: the good, the bad and the ugly
Tales of a crisis mapper: the good, the bad and the ugly
Tales of a crisis mapper: the good, the bad and the ugly
Tales of a crisis mapper: the good, the bad and the ugly
Tales of a crisis mapper: the good, the bad and the ugly
Tales of a crisis mapper: the good, the bad and the ugly
Tales of a crisis mapper: the good, the bad and the ugly
Tales of a crisis mapper: the good, the bad and the ugly
Tales of a crisis mapper: the good, the bad and the ugly
Tales of a crisis mapper: the good, the bad and the ugly
Tales of a crisis mapper: the good, the bad and the ugly
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Tales of a crisis mapper: the good, the bad and the ugly

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Brendan O’Hanrahan at the seminar: Digital Humanitarianism and Networked Crisis Support, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway, 19th October 2013 …

Brendan O’Hanrahan at the seminar: Digital Humanitarianism and Networked Crisis Support, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway, 19th October 2013

Digital Humanitarians is a wide description of individuals and NGOs using digital tools for collaboration, mapping, analyzing or data-mining for humanitarian purposes and in humanitarian contexts. They typically engage for humanitarian crises, natural disasters, democracy projects, human rights monitoring or disaster preparedness. There are digital tools, procedures and ethical questions they all have in common.

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  • 1. Tales  of  a  crisis  mapper   Various  aspects  of  crisis  mapping,   good,  bad  and  ugly….   2011-­‐2013    
  • 2. Homs  –  geography  of  the  ini2al  revolt  
  • 3. U6arakhand  (N  India)  –   devasta2ng  flash  floods,  June   2013  
  • 4. Khartoum  floods  –  August  2013  
  • 5. Aerial  view  of  Khartoum  floods   August  2013  
  • 6. Umap  for  Khartoum  floods   -­‐  priority  areas  for  satellite  imagery   and  HOT  digi2sing  
  • 7. Following  the  UNISPACE  III  conference   held  in  Vienna,  Austria  in  July  1999,  the   European  and  French  space  agencies  (ESA   and  CNES)  ini2ated  the  Interna2onal   Charter  "Space  and  Major  Disasters“.     The  Interna2onal  Charter  aims  at   providing  a  unified  system  of  space  data   acquisi2on  and  delivery  to  those  affected   by  natural  or  man-­‐made  disasters   through  Authorized  Users.  Each  member   agency  has  commi6ed  resources  to   support  the  provisions  of  the  Charter  and   thus  is  helping  to  mi2gate  the  effects  of   disasters  on  human  life  and  property.    
  • 8.   Sudan  floods  placenames  database  
  • 9. Abena  protests,  Sept  2013    –  loca2ons  in  Khartoum  
  • 10. Cyclone  Phailin     Odisha  and  Andhra  Pradesh   –  October  2013  

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