Typhoon Haiyan

Tacloban: Summit to learn from Typhoon Haiyan

Vice Mayor Yoakasin met with the architect and urban planner James Jao

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, the City of Tacloban - capital of the Philippine province of Leyte - will hold a summit to share both successes and failures during the Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda).

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 17/12/2013 - 11:19

latitude: 

11

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125
Tue, 12/17/2013

Relief efforts in Philippines: satellite data used for crowdsource mapping

Relief workers continue struggling to reach some of the most devastated regions

More than 900 volunteers are helping in the recovery efforts in Philippines by collaborating on online maps, through the OpenStreetMap network. The method uses

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 27/11/2013 - 10:02

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12

longitude: 

124
Wed, 11/27/2013

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Twitter helps emergency services during natural disasters

Micromappers has enlisted digital humanitarian volunteers

Emergency responders start benefiting from Twitter when natural disasters strike like typhoons and tornadoes.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 20/11/2013 - 13:39

latitude: 

52

longitude: 

-0
Wed, 11/20/2013
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