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4th Annual CrisisMappers Conference concluded

The 4th International Conference of Crisis Mappers (ICCM) took place from 11 to 14 October 2012 in Washington D.C.

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Wed, 17/10/2012 - 17:27

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/12: Crowdsource Mapping

Issue Date: 
Tue, 02/10/2012

Crowdsource Mapping aims at an improved disaster management: The idea is to coll

USGS reconsiders crowdsource mapping programme

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is examining the restoration of its popular volunteer mapping program, The National Map Corps.

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Wed, 22/08/2012 - 09:11

4th International Conference of Crisis Mappers - ICCM

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Washington, DC
Basic Information
Date: 
11/10/2012 - 14/10/2012
Venue: 
George Washington University: School of Media & Public Affairs
Venue Country: 
United States
Event Organisers: 

The World Bank
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)
George Washington University

Language of event: 
English

 

latitude: 
38.8951
longitude: 
-77.0364

Crowdsourcing community responds to Philippine floods

Google's Crisis Response Team launched a resource page for the emergency management of floods in Manila, Philippines.

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Fri, 10/08/2012 - 08:58

Crowdsourcing: Singapore Land Authority offers map-based tools

The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) recently launched “OneMap Crowd Sourcing Tools” to provide organisations with map facility to locate interactive activities and information.

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Mon, 16/07/2012 - 12:15

"Digital Humanitarian Network" established by crowdsource community

MapAction, CrisisMappers and GISCorps are teaming up with the United Nations to provide a better linkage between formal humanitarian organisations and the online technology communities

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Mon, 02/07/2012 - 09:15

HOT launches kickstarter project for Haiti

The Humanitarian Open Street Map (HOT) team launched a kickstarter project to support the development of the first free Haitian Creole Open Street Map Book.

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Thu, 10/05/2012 - 15:56

UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping: Now open for applications

The UN-SPIDER hosted "Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response" taking place in Vienna on 17 - 19 July is now open for applications.

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Mon, 16/04/2012 - 11:42

International Red Cross: GIS increasingly important in humanitarian mapping

Geographic information systems (GIS) become increasingly important to international humanitarian organizations such as the International Red Cross (ICRC), as René Saameli, the ICRC's GIS coordinato

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Thu, 12/04/2012 - 08:51