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Editorial: Humanitarian Open Source (December 2010)

Leslie Hawthorn, Chris McPhee
2010 Technology Innovation Management Review  
However, to support ongoing humanitarian needs, the communities who produce humanitarian free and open source software (HFOSS) and hardware have increasingly identified the need for business models to  ...  The humanitarian open source movement seeks to ameliorate these sufferings through the creation of IT infrastructure to support a wide array of goals for the public good, such as providing effective healthcare  ...  Managing informa- Humanitarian free and open source software (HFOSS) represents the application of free and open source software (FOSS) to the coordination problems faced in the humanitarian and disaster-response  ... 
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Hospital Ships Adrift? Part 1: A Systematic Literature Review Characterizing US Navy Hospital Ship Humanitarian and Disaster Response, 2004-2012

Derek Licina
2013 Prehospital and Disaster Medicine  
, a total of 43 publications met criteria for review.  ...  Overall, disaster response accounted for 67.4% (29/43) and humanitarian assistance 25.6% (11/43).  ...  The author had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1049023x13000149 pmid:23410737 fatcat:uzsugzfz3jgvleftc7z7ulrdiq

WEB MAPPING SERVICES IN A CROWDSOURCE ENVIRONMENT FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT: STATE-OF-THE-ART AND FURTHER DEVELOPMENT

P. Boccardo, P. Pasquali
2012 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
Nowadays the crowd sourcing, whether made of experts or not, can play an important role in preparedness and disaster response.  ...  The Haiti earthquake in 2010 has been considered a turning point in disaster response because of the support provided by collaborative communities such as OpenStreetMap, Ushahidi, CrisisMappers, Google  ...  International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XXXIX-B4, 2012 XXII ISPRS Congress, 25 August -01 September 2012, Melbourne, Australia  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-xxxix-b4-543-2012 fatcat:hnjnqfbedfhahovdxm7q4y3f3y

Humanitarian Logistics: A New Field of Research and Action

Aruna Apta
2009 Foundations and Trends® in Technology Information and Operations Management  
Humanitarian logistics is a critical element of an effective disaster relief process.  ...  We survey case studies to learn from the past experience and review analytical models from the literature to understand the state-of-the-art in humanitarian logistics.  ...  Acknowledgements 88 References 89 Acknowledgments First of all I want to express my gratitude to Charles Corbett for the support and guidance throughout the process.  ... 
doi:10.1561/0200000014 fatcat:yyxzv7auyvgu3hcbll2yazqpfa

Crowdsourced mapping in crisis zones: collaboration, organisation and impact

Amelia Hunt, Doug Specht
2019 Journal of International Humanitarian Action  
Crowdsourced mapping has become an integral part of humanitarian response, with high profile deployments of platforms following the Haiti and Nepal earthquakes, and the multiple projects initiated during  ...  There have also been hundreds of deployments of crowdsourced mapping projects across the globe that did not have a high profile.  ...  Funding No additional funding was secured for this research. Availability of data and materials All data is included within the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41018-018-0048-1 fatcat:om6sucy6rjgqbl45lwc66mzi7y

Governance, Innovation, and Information and Communications Technology for Civil-Military Interactions

2014 Stability : International Journal of Security and Development  
Meanwhile, private sector initiatives such as Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS), SocialCoding4Good (SC4G), Benetech, Front-lineSMS and the Guardian Project seek to draw upon technology  ...  One of those deploying was David Kobia, a Kenyan software developer and founder of Ushahidi, a crisis mapping platform and open source software provider with origins in mapping the Kenyan election violence  ...  networks (VPN) for collaboration with allies. 2 Constant suggested that the study of connections between ' cultures of technology, organizational cultures, and society at large' be a subject of future  ... 
doi:10.5334/sta.dc fatcat:ha5tbc4kqfaxha2y72jm4zcm4a

Integration of volunteer and technical communities into the humanitarian aid sector: Barriers to collaboration

Annemijn F. van Gorp
2014 International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management  
This study analyzes the role of V&TCs during recent response efforts and identifies a number of challenges of organizational nature that need to be overcome in order for aid organizations to harness the  ...  The study finds that V&TCs can broadly be categorized into software platform development communities, mapping collaborations, expert networks and data aggregators.  ...  All three V&TCs have in common that they have developed software products based on FLOSS (Free/Libre Open Source Software).  ... 
dblp:conf/iscram/Gorp14 fatcat:2tr4xotg5rehrk7d2s3i5fqohu

Call for Code: Developers Tackle Natural Disasters with Software

Daniel Krook, Susan Malaika
2019 IBM Journal of Research and Development  
Acknowledgment The authors would like to thank the developer advocates, colleagues, and fellow hackathon and innovation enthusiasts for sharing their experiences or for reviewing this article: V.  ...  Call for Code also includes the ability to collaborate, access and build open-source software in the cloud, simplifying the task of building software solutions.  ...  Case study 2: Project PD3R deployment for earthquake The PD3R solution provides a way for those whose homes have been damaged by a natural disaster, such as an earthquake, to quickly determine whether  ... 
doi:10.1147/jrd.2019.2960241 fatcat:5tye2zvcabhp7cdomqz7wrpboe

The Maturity of Humanitarian Logistics against Recurrent Crises

Jesus Gonzalez-Feliu, Mario Chong, Jorge Vargas-Florez, Irineu de Brito Jr., Carlos Osorio-Ramirez, Eric Piatyszek, Renato Quilche Altamirano
2020 Social Sciences  
This methodology combines a literature overview, a documentary analysis, and the development of three case studies, two located in Colombia and one in Peru.  ...  Second, a maturity model for humanitarian logistics systems is proposed and the main categories of elements defining maturity extracted from literature.  ...  Acknowledgments: Authors aim to thank Gabriela Maravi and Rodrigo Rivadeneira, former research assistants at Universidad del Pacifico for their contributions to previous versions of this paper; Rebeca  ... 
doi:10.3390/socsci9060090 fatcat:2w5c53yjizcixaa47uzah7ezzu

Open Access To Data

Anna Donovan, Rachel Finn, Kush Wadhwa, Lorenzo Bigagli, Guillermo Vega Gorgojo, Martin Georg Skjæveland
2014 Zenodo  
Open Access to Data. Deliverable D2.3 BYTE Project.  ...  These case studies represent relationships between open access policies across a variety of sectors, and they combine a number of public and private sector open access policies.  ...  Overall, these case studies represent the relationship between open access policies across a variety of sectors, and they combine a number of public and private sector open access policies and initiatives  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.49171 fatcat:qzjytmfo25fmppvyluok74ly3e

Mauritius eHealth - Trust in the healthcare revolution

Leckraj Amal Bholah, Kemley Beharee
2015 2015 ITU Kaleidoscope: Trust in the Information Society (K-2015)  
irrespective of source [1]. eInfrastructure is comprised of networked, interoperable, service-oriented, scalable computational tools and services.  ...  The aim of eHealth infrastructure is to harness innovations in digital infrastructure that can enable the seamless access to, sharing and reuse of data (e.g. clinical records, genomic data and images)  ...  The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), an NGO (Non-Governmental Organisation) that works, train, coordinate and organize mapping on Open-StreetMap for humanitarian, disaster response and economic development  ... 
doi:10.1109/kaleidoscope.2015.7383627 dblp:conf/kaleidoscope/BholahB15 fatcat:eugjd2up3jg2pihtgii5idifte

Mauritius eHealth - Trust in the Healthcare Revolution

Leckraj Amal Bholah, Kemley Beharee
2016 Journal of ICT Standardization  
irrespective of source [1]. eInfrastructure is comprised of networked, interoperable, service-oriented, scalable computational tools and services.  ...  The aim of eHealth infrastructure is to harness innovations in digital infrastructure that can enable the seamless access to, sharing and reuse of data (e.g. clinical records, genomic data and images)  ...  The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), an NGO (Non-Governmental Organisation) that works, train, coordinate and organize mapping on Open-StreetMap for humanitarian, disaster response and economic development  ... 
doi:10.13052/jicts2245-800x.333 fatcat:cin6mpcivbc4hlwznczjne3jqy

Free and open source software for geospatial applications (FOSS4G) to support Future Earth

Maria Antonia Brovelli, Marco Minghini, Rafael Moreno-Sanchez, Ricardo Oliveira
2016 International Journal of Digital Earth  
Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial Applications (FOSS4G) offers mature, capable and reliable software to contribute to the creation of this infrastructure.  ...  In this paper we point to a selected set of some of the most mature and reliable FOSS4G solutions that can be used to develop the functionality required as part of DE and FE.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to sincerely thank the many people who provided references and links to the meaningful FOSS4G applications listed in Section 4.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17538947.2016.1196505 fatcat:7elj2wubp5dmzicqtd3n4i2a7a

Digital Volunteer Networks and Humanitarian Crisis Reporting

Dmitry Chernobrov
2018 Digital Journalism  
This article looks at a particular aspect of this transformation-the appearance of digital volunteer networks-and explores their potential to act as a new source for media coverage, in addition to their  ...  The article draws on interviews with humanitarian organizations, journalists, and digital volunteer networks about their understanding of digital humanitarian communication and its significance for media  ...  Duffield (2013) notes that big crisis data has a "neoliberal feel", as it is dependent on a "free market" of information that applies solutions of private software developers to vulnerable people.  ... 
doi:10.1080/21670811.2018.1462666 fatcat:yrdhjdiqdncrvip4y5oucgc27a

Exploring the role of the sharing economy in disasters management

Hamed Seddighi, Hossein Baharmand
2020 Technology in society  
Second, the study suggests opportunities for collaboration and partnership models from the point of origin to delivery that can support coordination and logistics in disasters.  ...  However, the literature has not effectively explored these roles, and thus, no framework can support the systematic inclusion of the SE in disasters management.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank senior managers of IRCS and other practitioners that participated in our study during and after our field research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.techsoc.2020.101363 fatcat:wqjqmf2jgbcrverhtinqarc4ke
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