Within minutes, the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown on March 11, 2011, brought an unprecedented wave of death, displacement, and destruction to Japan.
A key finding: Early reopening last spring led to a dramatic drop in “quarantine strength” in southern and west-central U.S. states.
Will focus on responding to disasters and humanitarian crises, defending against biothreats, addressing climate change, and improving human health and performance.
Several of the winning innovations apply artificial intelligence to solutions for challenges to national security.
Lebanese Club at MIT and MIT Arab Alumni Association join forces to raise money for the Beirut Emergency Fund.
Researchers urge a holistic approach to forecasting the virus’ impact on public health and the economy.
In researching disaster recovery and marginalized populations, the PhD student seeks out people with deep knowledge of their communities.
Based on crowdsourced data, app helps patients, EMTs, and physicians determine real-time availability of hospital resources.
Automated tools can help emergency managers make decisions, plan routes, and quantify road damage at city scales.
The group is working to increase availability of personal protective equipment during the pandemic.
North Macedonia is using the Next-Generation Incident Command System to coordinate emergency services and inform the public about Covid-19 cases.
Consortium includes industry, government, and academic institutions.