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

Getting Ready for Disaster Events with Remote Sensing

In view of the increased frequency and severity of natural disasters, timely information related to the distribution of vulnerable populations and critical infrastructure is key for effective disaster relief. OpenStreetMap shows great potential to support humanitarian mapping tasks and has provided... (read more)