Nicholas Jones
Biography

Nicholas Jones is a disaster risk management specialist at the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), where he leads on data science at the GFDRR Labs team. He has worked at the World Bank / GFDRR since 2010.

Articles

Big Data, Rising Tides

In view of the increased vulnerability of cities to climate and disaster risks, accurate and up-to-date geospatial data is fundamental for a more resilient urban planning approach. Publicly available geospatial datasets are increasingly becoming the foundation stone for more informed urban planning... (read more)