Fragile States, Conflicts, and Disasters

Fragile States, Conflicts, and Disasters

SMS standardization

Develop a worldwide standard for SMS for emergency/natural disastwer use

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ITC for disaster response

Are new information technology tools useful for USAID in disaster response? What technologies are available and how can USAID incorporate them into future planning? What were the best practices in Haiti with regards to usage of IT tools?

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Early warning systems

How might we help establish an early-warning system for potential flooding events?

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Refugee camps of the future

How might we build refugee camps of the future that are scalable, temporarily adaptable, and provide basic services cheaply and effectively with minimal impact on the environment?

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Social media & disasters

In the midst of disaster and conflict, how might we eliminate false positives and bad reporting through social media?

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