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CrisisReady Inaugural Panel - Data, Equity, and Wildfires: California 2020

CrisisReady is pleased to announce its inaugural panel on Data, Equity, and Wildfires in California. The power shutoffs and evacuations …

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Mobility Data and the Limits of Data Protection Frameworks

The near real-time information about human movement provided by aggregated population mobility data has tremendous potential to help refine interventions when appropriate legal, organizational, and computational safeguards are in place. As the private sector, policymakers, and academia work together to leverage novel sources of data to track the spread of the pandemic, Randall Harp, Laurent Hébert-Dufresne, and Juniper Lovato from the University of Vermont argue that anonymization at the individual level is insufficient– the notion of privacy should extend to communities as well.

Government Access to Mobile Phone Data for Contact Tracing- The Brennan Center for Justice

The Brennan Center for Justice is a nonpartisan law and policy institute that conducts rigorous research to identify problems and provide in-depth empirical findings and compelling analyses of pressing legal and policy issues.

Digital Mobility Data, Physical Distancing, and COVID-19 in Syracuse

Syracuse is a modest sized city of just over 140,000 people in upstate New York. It sits within the heart of the Finger Lakes region, not far from Lake Ontario. Although far from the worst hit areas of New York state by COVID-19, Syracuse saw alarming increases in cases and deaths during the initial wave of the pandemic.

Many Displaced from Hurricane Laura Are Now in Path of Hurricane Delta

Hurricane Delta is set to make landfall as a Category 2 storm on the coast of Louisiana and western Mississippi on Friday, Oct. 9. This would be a serious situation under any circumstance, but for those still displaced from the last major storm in this area, Hurricane Laura, which made landfall on Aug.

Displacement, Gender Disparities, and Shelter Utilization after Hurricane Laura

Examining dynamics of displacement, return, and shelter usage post-Hurricane Laura using mobility data from Facebook and Camber Systems.