All articles related to "disasters and conflict":

The power of data in a crisis

CrisisReady program is building a platform of data, analytics, and tools to guide decision-making during public health emergencies.

A call for improved use of data during crises

Better use of large-scale streams of digital data on population vulnerabilities, physical and medical infrastructure, human mobility, and environmental conditions is key to improving disaster preparedness and response, according to experts from Harvard Chan School.

Remembering September 11

Members of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health community recently reflected on where they were on September 11, 2001 and how their lives—and public health—have changed.

What Hurricane Ida means for our response to climate change

It’s too soon to know the full consequences of Hurricane Ida on the New Orleans region, but there are already lessons we can draw from its impact and our response, says Richard Serino, former deputy administrator of the Federal Emergency…

Beirut blast sends Lebanon into crisis mode

After devastating explosions in Lebanon’s capital, alumna Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan is discussing potential support and collaborations with Harvard Chan faculty and alumni to help ensure that education, research, funding, and training of future health care professionals continues.

Opinion: It’s time to rethink how we manage disasters

As the world grapples with more complex, unpredictable, and prolonged disasters, policymakers and other stakeholders should stop focusing only on the response phase of a disaster and instead put more resources and effort into preventing and preparing for…