Ocha-coordinated review which examines global and regional trends highlighting achievements and priorities for the coming year. This includes overviews of threats such as Covid, displacement and conflict. Future needs are considered.
Urban-Nexus Environmental Assessment Tool (U-NEAT+)The United Nations launched a free online tool recently which is to help humanitarian aid workers rapidly identify and mitigate environmental risks when responding to crises. The free, cloud-based Urban-Nexus Environmental Assessment Tool (U-NEAT+) offers an easy way to assess a range of potential environmental threats and sensitivities and suggests how to mitigate them. Risks […]
ACLED’s political violence and protest data website now has a new feature in addition to the datasets which allow researchers to monitor emerging crises around the world in real time. It now has a Conflict Pulse prediction tool; users can now model expected trends a week into the future, supporting efforts to develop enhanced early warning systems and prevent […]
A useful article with links to GPS data sources: How Facebook and Google Track Public’s Movement in Effort to Fight COVID-19
Worldwide portal launched by ILO It is considering employment and unemployment. Mention is also made on the impact and ability of national suppliers to collect statistics.
PandemicPolitics A group of UK academic staff and researchers are blogging and writing on political behaviour, crisis management theory, international relations and political psychology to consider public attitudes to policy such as social distancing
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