Climate catastrophes are increasing faster than governmental data or aid can keep up, limiting the ability to predict future weather-related damage. In 2015, the Tijuana Citizens' Flood Monitor was created to gather information about flooding, landslides and other weather-related impacts and act as a platform to interpret technical weather and climate data for a wide public.  Although data is collected from the media, more valuable information comes directly from individuals who have been affected. Community-sourced data helps us rethink our understanding of climate impact and can facilitate more effective ways to respond.

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