More than 900 volunteers are helping in the recovery efforts in Philippines by collaborating on online maps, through the OpenStreetMap network.
The UK will set up a new fund to back mobile, text and other innovative technologies which can be used to help those hit by humanitarian crises - such as earthquakes, floods or drought.
The scientist Manuel Garcia-Herranz and his team at the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) activated the Digital Humanitarian Network (DHN) on December 5th to collect all relevant tweets about Typhoon Pablo pos
On 5 December 2012, UN-SPIDER concluded a three-day international expert meeting on the topic of Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response.
In this issue:
UN-SPIDER at a glance
Crowdsource Mapping aims at an improved disaster management: The idea is to co
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is examining the restoration of its popular volunteer mapping program, The National Map Corps.
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