Premise Data Launches Health Sites Dataset to Help in the Fight Against COVID-19

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2020—Data and analytics platform Premise Data is offering a free dataset for decision-makers at NGOs, aid organizations and local governments in order to help their efforts in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. The dataset includes locations of over 36,000 sites in eight countries—Afghanistan, Brazil, Colombia, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria,

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Bracing for Impact: An Exploration of Premise’s Data on COVID-19 in Yemen

With already considerable restraints on the country’s healthcare system, the confirmation of Yemen’s first COVID-19 case on April 10, 2020 brings new worries about Yemenis’ access to critical health supplies, such as medications, hospital beds and life-saving equipment.  Since 2015, Yemen has been engaged in a brutal civil war, resulting in the displacement of over

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A Look at Social Distancing Around the World

Amidst this global pandemic, the concept of social distancing has become a huge topic of conversation as it is one of the best ways (as cited by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control) to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Social distancing means is limiting the physical contact between you and

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Premise Snapshot: Africa and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has marched its way across the globe, with confirmed cases on every continent and in every country. There are over one million confirmed cases and 50,000 attributed deaths. To date, Africa has not been hit as hard as other continents though it has the potential to become the new epicenter of the

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COVID-19 Perceptions from the Gulf and Levant Countries

As the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread across the globe, it has not impacted Middle Eastern countries as harshly as some Western countries. As of April 3rd, 2020, there have been 9,101 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Middle East where we have active contributor networks. Due to health and economic reasons, there is

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Is Rural America Prepared for COVID-19?

There are now over one million confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally and more than 300,000 cases in the United States. In the initial phases of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., the majority of the cases were concentrated in urban centers. However, more cases are starting to appear in rural areas; for example, Albany, Georgia,

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Latin American Countries Lack Trust in Government Information Reveals Premise

Governments in Latin America are just starting to implement social distancing policies, many of them a month behind other countries in the world. Even so, our contributors have been reporting photographs of “social-distancing evidence” since the beginning of March 2020, albeit official government actions only beginning toward the end of the month. On March 20th,

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The Indo-Asia Pacific in Pictures

The Indo-Asia Pacific is often referred to as a patchwork of cultures, languages, history and traditions. We see these variations in the data submissions collected across our global network, which paint a picture of diversity in daily life.  The COVID-19 Coronavirus has impacted virtually every country around the world at varying levels, and Premise has

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Even in Difficult Times, We Can Have an Impact

A few weeks ago on March 16, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared Coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19, a pandemic. Living in this new pandemic world is definitely a strange and scary one. And while each one of us is having different experiences, we share one thing in common – disruption to

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