Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery goes Global with State Department & USAID’s Tech Camp in the Philippines

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Administration started the Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Initiative to identify, develop and deploy technology based tools to support first responders, survivors, local, state and Federal officials. These efforts have included hosting an all-day “ Data Jam/Think Tank ” at the White … Continued

Second Annual White House Safety Datapalooza

Earlier this month, more than 300 public safety stakeholders from the private, nonprofit, and academic sectors participated in the Second Annual White House Safety Datapalooza. The event showcased innovators who have utilized freely available government data to build products, services, … Continued

Innovating to Improve Disaster Response and Recovery

Last week, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) jointly challenged a group of over 80 top innovators from around the country to come up with ways to improve disaster … Continued