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Crowdsource mapping in search for the Malaysian Airlines flight

satellite image fo the Earth

As UN-SPIDER reported yesterday, there have been calls for using satellite data in the sea

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Tue, 11/03/2014 - 16:16

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.

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Thu, 09/01/2014 - 10:28

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 pos

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Fri, 07/12/2012 - 08:42

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 Emergency Response.

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Thu, 06/12/2012 - 17:45

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

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Tue, 02/10/2012

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

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

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Venue City: 
Washington, DC
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11/10/2012 - 14/10/2012
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

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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