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Operational response simulation tool for epidemics within refugee and IDP settlements 1

Operational response simulation tool for epidemics within refugee and IDP settlements

To support data-driven decision making in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a team made up of Cox’s Bazar public health and information management professionals, scientists and domain experts from UN Global Pulse, UNHCR Innovation, OCHA, and academics from Durham University and IBM/MIT are working to model the impact of possible public health operational interventions in …

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Exploring the Effects of Extremist Violence on Online Hate Speech 2

Exploring the Effects of Extremist Violence on Online Hate Speech

UN Global Pulse partnered with IBM Science for Social Good and the University of Pompeu Fabra in Spain to develop a taxonomy and build an initial corpus of terms related to online hate speech targeting Muslim communities in English-speaking countries. The project explored methodologies to uncover the potential causal relationships between violence committed offline—either in …

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