How 'Crisis Mapping' Is Shaping Disaster Relief in Nepal

AFP Blog

How 'Crisis Mapping' Is Shaping Disaster Relief in Nepal : "Answering those questions is the goal of crisis mapping, which has become an important assist to first responders in Nepal as they try to untangle logistics and respond to needs for medical care, shelter, and food and water since calamity struck last Saturday." 'via

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Humanitarian OpenStreetMap helps Nepal earthquake response | Opensource.com

AFP Blog

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap helps Nepal earthquake response | Opensource.com : " One interesting effort has been from the crowdsourced mapping community, especially on OpenStreetMap.org, a free and open web map of the world that anyone can edit (think the Wikipedia of maps.)

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Flying High: Some Truly Creative Ways that Drone Technology is Being Utilized

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From the earthquake in Nepal to the numerous tsunamis that have devastated Japan and Southeast Asia, drones are being used to pinpoint remote regions that would typically be underserved by emergency crews, in the end saving more lives.

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Can love change the world? I hope so!

Amy Sample Ward

I see this work in public maps like Open Green Map. At 19, New Jersey native Maggie Doyne used her life savings from babysitting to start Kopila Valley children’s home in Nepal, which has grown to a home for over 40 children, and a school serving over 200 students. I have talked many times before about the way we as nonprofit organizations and changemakers set our goals. (If

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Ushahidi Develops Innovative Tools for Nonprofits and Others Working to Benefit the Public

Tech Soup Blog

Ushahidi has been developing open-source crisis mapping software for over eight years now. LABB created an Oil Spill Crisis Map in response to the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. It can display data with maps, lists, charts, timelines, and other visual reports.

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How Emerging Tech Is Changing Disaster Relief

Tech Soup Blog

Drones in Nepal. After the destructive earthquake in Nepal, drones provided crucial assistance to aid workers. GlobalMedic, a company that deploys drones (or unmanned aerial vehicles) for relief efforts, has been tasked to map the affected areas.

How Drones Are Being Used to Benefit Humankind

Tech Soup Blog

Conservation mapping and 3D imaging. After the recent Nepal earthquake , the Canadian nonprofit, GlobalMedic , flew drones over the affected areas to create 3D maps of the worst-hit zones.

2013 NTC Round-Up: Your Takeaways

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Countries represented: 13 (US, Canada, UK, Korea, Australia, Switzerland, Netherlands, Poland, Belgium, Ireland, Nepal, Mexico, and Ghana). Cary Walski , MAP TechWorks. Resources from Tech Support Confidential , Cary Walski , MAP TechWorks. Whew, what an NTC!

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How the NetSquared Challenges Have Accelerated Tech for Good

Tech Soup Blog

The information would be compiled and displayed in real time online on a map. million posts or testimonies on Ushahidi to benefit an estimated 20 million people in stricken areas like Haiti in 2010 and Nepal in 2015.

2013 NTC Round-Up: Your Takeaways

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Countries represented: 13 (US, Canada, UK, Korea, Australia, Switzerland, Netherlands, Poland, Belgium, Ireland, Nepal, Mexico, and Ghana). Cary Walski , MAP TechWorks. Resources from Tech Support Confidential , Cary Walski , MAP TechWorks. Whew, what an NTC!

Eye tracking finds your blind spots – but it’s all in how you use it | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Using specially designed technology (sometimes mounted on a helmet worn by the user, sometimes embedded in the computer screen), testers can produce a “heat map&# showing where the user’s eyes travel, and how much time they spend there.

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It takes a village… | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

By having all documents and exchanges in one place, people can more easily map in and out of the project. Related Posts Ending hunger is serious fun with Heifer Village: Nepal Building online communities Too Many Systems, Too Many Headaches IA Summit 06 Redux Emailing with Convio – Testing Conditional Content The End of Online Stupidity?

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