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Crowdsourcing for Disaster Risk Management 2014

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Proposal creation

CoLab members create proposals

Mar 9, 2014 08:00 EDT - Jul 20, 2014 11:59 EDT
Semi-Finalist selection
Expert judges select semi-finalists

Jul 21, 2014 12:00 EDT - Aug 5, 2014 08:00 EDT
Proposal revisions
Semi-finalists can improve their proposals

Aug 5, 2014 08:01 EDT - Aug 16, 2014 11:59 EDT
Finalist selection
Expert judges select finalists

Aug 16, 2014 08:00 EDT - Sep 3, 2014 12:59 EDT
Voting period
Public Voting Period

Sep 3, 2014 12:00 EDT - Oct 2, 2014 12:00 EDT
Winners awarded
Winners are announced for the Judges’ and Popular Choice Awards

Oct 2, 2014 12:01 EDT
How can crowdsourcing provide more efficient disaster risk management?

Extreme climatic events are expected to increase in the future due to climate change. The challenge then becomes strengthening communities’ resilience to disasters, to prevent hazards from disrupting their normal functioning. Citizen participation through crowdsourcing of information is a promising avenue for the development of new disaster risk management strategies, and this contest seeks proposals that reveal the full potential of crowdsourcing for disaster preparedness, response and recovery. Click here for contest details

12 Proposals
Aug 16, 2014
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Deal #Crisis by donating #SMS, #voice or #money to #CrowdCriMa – a platform based on #Digital #Governance #Framework for Crisis #Management.
Aug 16, 2014
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We Are Ready is reusable platform that can crowdsource information about disaster, track people, plan evacuation & identify medical needs.
Aug 16, 2014
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Maternity Health Record Digitization, Save the Baby, Developing Countries, Communication Tool, Global Data Commons, Global Health, Education
Aug 16, 2014
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A free broadly accessible technology to facilitate adaptation for Africa using Africa’s untapped wealth of knowledge of the indigenous crowd
Aug 14, 2014
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Jul 20, 2014
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Crowdsourcing information for early warnings that can save lives and property during flash-floods.
Jul 20, 2014
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Given the ubiquity of smart phones, I am going to develop a mobile & desktop application that will help improve disaster response.
Jul 20, 2014
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Farmers pool money to insure roads/wells. Protected if disaster hits, paid a premium if it doesn't. #communityinsurance #climatefinance
Jun 15, 2014
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Information that reaches the public on disasters has tended to focus on disasters of magnitude, loss of life, property and infrastructure.
Jun 12, 2014
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An easy to use cross platform mobile application that enables people to PREPARE, CARE, SHARE and SAVE before, during and after a disaster.
May 16, 2014
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CrowdSourcing Multi-Redundant Command and Control Architectures and Algorithms for Event Preparedness and Disaster Relief
May 3, 2014
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Anlysing the data collected from game to find the responce to a calamity by people of different demographics