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On SAGE Insight: Do crowdsourced big data initiatives in times of crisis enable an inclusive humanitarian response

Article title: Questioning Big Data: Crowdsourcing crisis data towards an inclusive humanitarian response From Big Data & Society In this paper authors analyse the Big Data making processes deployed by a new type of (semi-formal) humanitarian organization in disaster settings: … Continue reading

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Fukushima one year on: Poor planning hampered Fukushima response

Fukushima in review: A complex disaster, a disastrous response From Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists  One year after an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan on March 11, 2011, an independent investigation panel has highlighted the country’s failures in disaster planning … Continue reading

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When a “home” becomes a “house”: care and caring in the flood recovery process

From Space and Culture             As Australia has become the latest victim of severe flooding, we are mindful of the potentially devastating consequences. This article looks back to the 2007 floods in North East England, to consider the care needs that are revealed, disrupted, … Continue reading

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