Citizens’ participation and crowdsourcing

This document is the eighth in a series of special topics for consideration, as part of the Words into Action Guidelines on National Disaster Risk Assessment published by UNISDR. This section provides a general introduction for the use of crowdsourcing as an approach to gathering information for risk assessment, which has benefits not only for gathering data at a large scale, but also in educating participants on risks in their area as they gather information.

Date:
2017
Pages:
5 p.
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Information Management, Risk Identification & Assessment
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