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Missing Maps Project: Mapping the most vulnerable places in the world

Red Cross members Use OpenStreetMap After Typhoon Haiyan in the Philliphines

On 4 November 2014 the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) in collaboration with Doctors Without Borders UK and the American and British Red Cross announced the opening of the Missing Maps Project.

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Thu, 13/11/2014 - 08:56
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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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Wed, 27/11/2013 - 10:02

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UN-SPIDER and IFRC present 2013 World Disasters Report

The 2013 edition of the World Disasters Report, with a focus on technology and the future of humanitarian action, was launched on 30 October 2013 at the Vienna International Centre. The launch was organised by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), together with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), Embassy of Norway in Vienna and the Austrian Red Cross.

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World Disasters Report presented by UN-SPIDER and IFRC

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Wed, 30/10/2013 - 12:02

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Launch of the 2013 IFRC World Disasters Report

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Using technology to improve humanitarian action and save lives is a responsibility, not a choice!

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the United Nation Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA), the Royal Norwegian Embassy Permanent Mission to the International Organisations in Vienna and the Austrian Red Cross are jointly organizing the presentation of the 2013 edition of the World Disasters Report with Focus on technology and the future of humanitarian action.

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30/10/2013

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Mon, 28/10/2013

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Vienna International Centre, C-Building, Conference Room C1, (2nd Floor), Vienna, AUSTRIA

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Vienna

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International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), United Nation Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA), Royal Norwegian Embassy Permanent Mission to the International Organisations in Vienna and Austrian Red Cross

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German Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information launches regular operations

From the research stage to full operation – The Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information (ZKI) is now on call around the clock. This service facility established in 2004 provides up-to-the minute satellite-based maps for activities related to natural and environmental disasters, humanitarian aid, and civil security worldwide.

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Fri, 25/01/2013 - 09:40

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American Red Cross Disaster Services partners up with ViaSat

The American Red Cross

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Wed, 14/11/2012 - 11:05
Wed, 11/14/2012

Namibian Red Cross Society (NRCS)

NRSC’s largest core area in humanitarian aid is health and care. NRCS implements health programmes such as HIV and AIDS, water and sanitation, hygiene promotion and first aid, tuberculosis and malaria.

Website: http://www.redcross.org.na/

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Tracing Ugandan City Development with high-resolution Satellite Imagery

The American and Ugandan Red Cross have partnered up with the U.S. State Department’s Humanitarian Information Unit and HOT (Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team) in a project to trace the cities of Gulu and Lira in Northern Uganda using high-resolution satellite imagery.

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Thu, 16/08/2012 - 09:46
Thu, 08/16/2012

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 coordinator, explained in a recent interview. GIS becomes especially useful when operating in the aftermath of a natural

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Thu, 12/04/2012 - 08:51
Thu, 04/12/2012
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