World humanitarian data and trends 2014

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This publication presents global and country-level data and trend analysis relevant to humanitarian assistance. Its purpose is to bring this information together in one place and present it in an accessible way. It is intended to establish a common baseline of humanitarian data that allow for comparisons across time. This data can be used to help support humanitarian policy decisions and provide country-level context that can support operational decision-making.



Humanitarian data visualization challenge 2014

A country’s capacity to cope with the consequences of a large-scale disaster is greatly determined by its infrastructure and socio-economic conditions prior to the event. This infographic shows analysis pertaining to 11 large-scale disasters in low-, medium- and high-income countries. It details how infrastructure and socio-economic conditions affect casualties in large-scale disasters. The study results showed that infrastructure is particularly effective in mitigating casualties and potentially increasing a country’s coping capacity.


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