Guidelines | April 13, 2021

HDX Data Visualization Guidelines

General design principles and best practices, detailed information about our preferred styles for visualizations on HDX, and links to download our logos and other design assets.

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Report | February 10, 2021

The State of Open Humanitarian Data 2021

Our flagship annual publication examining the availability of 27 categories of data that are crucial for effectively responding to humanitarian emergencies.

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Guidance Note | February 5, 2021

IASC Operational Guidance on Data Responsibility i...

The Inter-Agency Standing Committee's first system-wide operational guidance on data responsibility, developed by OCHA in partnership with IOM, UNHCR, and dozens of other partners.

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Guidance Note | December 28, 2020

Responsible Approaches to Data Sharing

Common examples of sensitive non-personal data, and an approach to information and data sensitivity classification for humanitarian organizations.

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Guidance Note | December 23, 2020

Responsible Data Sharing with Donors

An overview of the objectives and constraints around sharing sensitive data with donors and initial recommendations for how donors and humanitarian organizations can share data.

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Guidance Note | December 10, 2020

Data Responsibility in Cash and Voucher Assistance

An overview of the common data-related benefits and risks encountered by cash actors and a set of actions that they can take to improve data responsibility.

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Model Card | October 20, 2020

Reviewing the Danish Refugee Council’s Foresight...

An assessment of the technical rigor and operational readiness of the Danish Refugee Council and IBM's Foresight model, which is being used to predict forced displacement.

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Case Study | September 15, 2020

HDX Case Study: Critical Decisions, Key Results an...

An examination of why HDX has been able to scale and secure funding in ways that other technology-focused innovations in the humanitarian sector have not.

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Guidance Note | July 14, 2020

Data Impact Assessments

Advice for humanitarians on how to decide whether to do a data impact assessment with examples of data impact assessment tools.

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Tip Sheet | July 9, 2020

Maintaining Confidential Digital Dialogue during H...

Help for colleagues navigating questions regarding the confidentiality of their digital communications in humanitarian response.

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Glossary | April 16, 2020

A Glossary of Data Terms

Definitions of more than 40 terms relevant to the management and use of data within the humanitarian sector.

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FAQ | April 9, 2020

FAQ on Data Responsibility in the COVID-19 Respons...

A quick reference to support humanitarians in the responsible management of data for the COVID-19 response.

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