Building communities resilient to climate extremes
Monday 22 Oct 2018 ｜ Big Data for Social Good |
Extreme climate variability is triggering devastating long-term consequences for people, contributing to forced migration.
Mobile Big Data is uniquely placed to provide visibility on mobility patterns. Telefónica, in partnership with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are leveraging mobile Big Data to measure the internal displacement of citizens, by mapping movements from rural to urban areas. This can be used to support policy decisions allowing governments to facilitate long-term support for vulnerable communities.
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