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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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Crowdsourcing Taxonomies to Inform Development and Humanitarian Action 2

Crowdsourcing Taxonomies to Inform Development and Humanitarian Action

Pulse Lab Jakarta launched Translator Gator in 2016, a language game to create text mining dictionaries for recognizing sustainable development-related conversations across ASEAN countries. In 2017, the Lab released Translator Gator 2 to test whether crowdsourcing can be used to inform disaster management efforts. In 2018, Pulse Lab Jakarta released all the data that was …

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