Open Data for Decision Making : Using GeoNode for emergency preparedness & DRM. Bishwa Pandey Sr. Data Management Specialist. Open Data and the World Bank.
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Sr. Data Management Specialist
The World Bank recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to the development process and central to achieving the Bank’s mission to alleviate poverty. As a knowledge institution, the World Bank’s first step is to share its knowledge freely and openly.
The Open Data for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI) is a global partnership that aims to encourage and facilitate the sharing and use of climate, disaster and other geospatial data to enable more effective decision-making by providing the rationale, technical assistance, and tools for data sharing.
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC ) region is one of the most vulnerable region with respect to natural disasters
About 20 countries in LAC region has half of the GDP exposed to natural disasters
Damages due to natural hazards happen because of HOW and WHERE we build
The key component in decision making is using (geospatial) data in decision making process
GeoNode - Collaborative data sharing tools
InaSAFE - Deterministic risk assessment tool
CAPRA - Probabilistic risk assessment tool
OSM - Participatory mapping tools
Open Data Tool Kit – Mobile data collection tools
A central repository to manage and store spatial data
Platform to collaborate and share
Search and find data and map
Easily visualize data to create maps for decision making
Open-source software, easy to customize
SLING: Saint Lucia Integrated National GeoNode
Comprehensive Management of Disaster Risk in Bolivia, providing access to geographic information produced by all member institutions of the National Risk Reduction and Disaster and / or Emergency SISRADE of easily and readily.
A Network of GeoNode - InstitutionalCollaboration
Instituto Geográfico Militar
Sistema Nacional de Información en Salud
Ministerio de Obras Públicas
Military Geography Institute
Use of Smartphone in capturing
real time data
Students learning to use mobile
mapping technology in Dominica
Tapping knowledge of experts
Input to decision making
Assess most vulnerable populations
Measure impacts of social and developmental programs
Monitoring and Evaluation