crowdsourcing

Australia: New South Wales launches GIS Emergency Response System

NASA's Terra satellite image of flooded communities in Australia

New South Wales State Emergency Services (NSW SES) launched a new mapping system to help emergency responders coordinate better rescue operations. It allows volunteers on the ground to instantly share real-time information.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 09/01/2014 - 10:28

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-31

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147
Thu, 01/09/2014

Typhoon Pablo: OCHA activates Crowdsourcing Community

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 posted on December 4th and 5th; identify pictures and videos of damage/flooding shared in thos

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Fri, 07/12/2012 - 08:42
Fri, 12/07/2012

International Meeting of Crowdsource Mapping successfully concluded

On 5 December 2012, UN-SPIDER concluded a three-day international expert meeting on the topic of Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Risk Management and

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Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Management

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 06/12/2012 - 17:45

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48

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Thu, 12/06/2012

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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. bringing together experts, practitioners, policymakers, technologists, researchers, journalists, scholars, hackers and skilled volunteers engaged at the intersection between humanitarian crises, technology, crowdsourcing, and crisis mapping.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 17/10/2012 - 17:27

Free tagging: 

Wed, 10/17/2012

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/12: Crowdsource Mapping

Issue Date: 

Tue, 02/10/2012
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Crowdsource Mapping aims at an improved disaster management: The idea is to collect

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter on Crowdsource Mapping

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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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 22/08/2012 - 09:11
Wed, 08/22/2012

4th International Conference of Crisis Mappers - ICCM

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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39

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-77

Date: 

11/10/2012 to 14/10/2012

Venue: 

George Washington University: School of Media & Public Affairs

Venue City: 

Washington, DC

Event Organisers: 

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

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Crowdsourcing community responds to Philippine floods

Google's Crisis Response Team launched a resource page for the

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 10/08/2012 - 08:58

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Fri, 08/10/2012

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. OneMap Crowd Sourcing Tools is a beta set of map-based tools that community, and organisations or Non-Governmental Organisations can use to facilitate crowd sourcing and create a function on their websites where OneMap will serve a map for users to tag the locations of crowd-sourced information.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 16/07/2012 - 12:15

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Mon, 07/16/2012

"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 in disaster situations.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 02/07/2012 - 09:15
Mon, 07/02/2012

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