Amidst a massive wave of support for refugees in Munich, Refugee Datathon Munich was started in autumn 2015 to provide up-to-date and reliable numbers for pro-refugee activists across Europe. https://www.elastic.co/causeawards
The organization’s software extracts statistical data on asylum seekers from official websites, then relies on the Elastic Stack to visualize the data before publishing the information. The software helps activists stay on top of current trends in asylum (e.g. approval rates by countries of origin), while serving the general public by disproving erroneous statements and biased reports about refugees.
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