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Data Digest: Data for Humanitarian Aid, Academic Success, and Flood Warnings

New initiatives aim to increase data exchange among emergency aid groups, improve academic opportunity for inner-city kids, and provide better flood prediction.

 

Increasing the Exchange of Humanitarian Data

The UN's new Centre for Humanitarian Data aims to be a central point for exchanging data across the aid sector, particularly during emergencies.

Read more at Devex


Boston Schools Look to Data

Boston Public Schools have partnered with the Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI) to better handle students' needs by understanding and analyzing all the elements that impact academic achievement.

Read more at Government Technology


Predicting Floods with IoT

A new project in the Virginia Beach area combines IoT sensors, cloud systems, predictive analytics, and data visualization mapping to warn residents about flooding.

Read more at Information Week



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