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Khanpour, Milan (author), Meesters, Kenny (author), Paulus, D. (author)
With ongoing research, increased information sharing and knowledge exchange, humanitarian organizations have an increasing amount of evidence at their disposal to support their decisions. Nevertheless, effectively building decisions on the increasing amount of insights and information remains challenging. At the individual, organizational, and...
conference paper 2020
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Nespeca, V. (author), Comes, M. (author), Meesters, Kenny (author), Brazier, F.M. (author)
Traditionally, disaster management information systems have been designed to facilitate communication and coordination along stable hierarchical lines and roles. However, to support coordination in disaster response, disaster management information systems need to cater for the emerging roles, responsibilities and information needs of the...
journal article 2020
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Paulus, D. (author), Meesters, Kenny (author), de Vries, G. (author), van de Walle, B.A. (author)
Humanitarian organizations are increasingly challenged by the amount of data available to drive their decisions. Useful data can come from many sources, exists in different formats, and merging it into a basis for analysis and planning often exceeds organizations’ capacities and resources. At the same time, affected communities’ participation in...
conference paper 2019
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Meesters, Kenny (author), van Schilt, Isabelle (author), Aciru, Monica (author)
An increasing number of people are facing the consequences of volatile events around the globe, whether due to natural causes or man-made crises. To prevent further physical, psychological, social and economic collapse after such a critical event, fast and effective humanitarian interventions are needed. However, the mounting frequency and...
report 2019
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Meesters, Kenny (author), Nespeca, V. (author), Comes, M. (author)
Information and supporting information systems is a key element in an effective emergency response. From creating situational awareness to informed decision making, information enables responders to optimize their decisions and operations. Today, with the increased availability of information technology around the globe, a new active player in...
conference paper 2019
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Paulus, D. (author), Meesters, Kenny (author)
From November 2017 to April 2018, HumTech Lab at TU Delft partnered with Cordaid to work on an applied research project and address data and analysis challenges in humanitarian resilience and response activities. Central to the project were the questions: what information challenges do humanitarian field workers face? How can communities be...
report 2018
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Meesters, Kenny (author), Wang, Y. (author)
During SimEx2018 the large-scale field exercise was augmented with a digital environment. This digital environment consists of the digital presence of role-players on social media, the use of modern web technologies and the involvement of the Digital humanitarian Network (DHN). In SimEx2018 the DHN, specifically the Standby Task Force (SBTF) was...
report 2018
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Paulus, D. (author), Meesters, Kenny (author), van de Walle, B.A. (author)
In the aftermath of disasters, information is of the essence for humanitarian decision makers in the field. Their concrete information needs is highly context-influenced and often they find themselves unable to access the right information at the right time. We propose a novel ICT-based approach to address these information needs more accurately...
conference paper 2018
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Nespeca, V. (author), Meesters, Kenny (author), Comes, M. (author)
The profusion of information technology has created new possibilities for local communities to self-organize and respond to disruptive events. Along with the opportunities, there is also a series of challenges that need to be addressed in order to improve societal resilience. One of these challenges is to make sense of the continuous stream of...
conference paper 2018
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Onencan, A.M. (author), Meesters, Kenny (author), van de Walle, B.A. (author)
The Horizon 2020 interim evaluation (2017) indicates a steep increase in citizen engagement in European Union Citizen Science (CS) projects, with less than 1% in budgetary terms and minimal influence. Research findings attribute weak CS influence to the restriction of citizen actions to data collection, with minimal or no engagement in co...
journal article 2018
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Sebastian, Antonia (author), Lendering, K.T. (author), Kothuis, B.L.M. (author), Brand, A.D. (author), Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. (author), van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. (author), Godfroij, Maartje (author), Kolen, B. (author), Comes, M. (author), Lhermitte, S.L.M. (author), Meesters, Kenny (author), van de Walle, B.A. (author), Ebrahimi Fard, A. (author), Cunningham, S. (author), Khakzad, N. (author), Nespeca, V. (author)
On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Rockport, Texas as a Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of approximately 200 km/hour. Harvey caused severe damages in coastal Texas due to extreme winds and storm surge, but will go down in history for record-setting rainfall totals and flood-related damages. Across large...
report 2017
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