Aim: to establish how humanitarian organizations can most effectively make use of the potential of community networks in their efforts to respond to disasters and crises.
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About me

Femke is a member of the NWO Smart Disaster Governance research team, based at the department of Organization Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. She looks at participatory approaches to humanitarian aid, focusing in particular on humanitarian knowledge and information management. Her aim is to establish how humanitarian organizations can most effectively make use of the potential of community networks in their efforts to respond to disasters and crises.

Publications

– Mulder, F. and M. Visscher (2017). Overcoming Barriers to Participation. Knowledge Management in Humanitarian Settings. VU Amsterdam: White Paper.

– Mulder, F. & Boersma, F. K. (2017). Linking up the last mile: how humanitarian power relations shape community e-resilience. Conference Proceedings – 14th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management

– Baharmand, H., Boersma, F. K., Meesters, K., Mulder, F. & Wolbers, J. (2016). A multidisciplinary perspective on supporting community disaster resilience in Nepal. Conference Proceedings – 13th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management

– Boersma, F. K., Ferguson, J. E., Mulder, F. & Wolbers, J. J. (2016). Humanitarian Response Coordination and Cooperation in Nepal. Coping with challenges and dilemmas. VU Amsterdam: White Paper

– Wolbers, J. J., Boersma, F. K., Ferguson, J. E., Mulder, F. & Groenewegen, P. (2016). Two faces of disaster response: Transcending the dichotomy of control and collaboration during the Nepal Earthquake Relief Operation. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters. 34, 4, p. 419 – 438

– Mulder, F., Ferguson, J. E., Groenewegen, P., Boersma, F. K. & Wolbers, J. J. (2016). Questioning Big Data: Crowdsourcing crisis data towards an inclusive humanitarian response. Big Data & Society. 3, 2, p. 1-13

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