#HackABetterWorld for Refugees

There were 68.5 million individuals in 2017 who were forced to flee their homes due to persecution, war or violence – the largest number of individuals in history. Among these individuals are 25.4 million refugees, over half of which are children. The data for good community in the Bay Area…

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Open Data Response for Typhoon Yutu

Typhoon Yutu brought winds of 178 mph and flattened neighborhoods on the islands of Tinian and Saipan, in the Northern Mariana Islands, a U.S. Commonwealth in the South Pacific Ocean. The storm has displaced hundreds of residents, damaged buildings and infrastructure, and caused massive power and water outages. On the…

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Open Data Response for Hurricane Willa

Hurricane Willa, once a category 3 hurricane, has been downgraded to a tropical storm as it heads across Mexico. According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center, forecasters expect the storm to bring life-threatening storm surge, wind and heavy rainfall. After making landfall, flooding, damaged roofs and power outages have been…

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Open Data Response for Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael made landfall along Florida’s northeastern Gulf Coast the afternoon of Wednesday, October 10th. This storm has been called the most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. mainland in nearly 50 years, as it slammed into the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 hurricane. Life-threatening storm surge and winds…

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