Tag: Mapping

Update #3 on FSM/TC Maysak and call for volunteers

We’re in the final stretch now. Our deployment ends 22:00 UTC today, June 26 2015. 56 volunteers have signed up and, in that distinctive SBTF way, we have got to know the Federated States of Micronesia from a distance. We

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Data Protection Standards 2.0

As noted in Patrick Meier’s blog post on “Crowdsourcing, Crisis Mapping and Data Protection Standards”, humanitarian organizations have yet to develop and publicize data protection protocols for social media, crowdsourcing and volunteer geographical information. This is why, in November 2011, the

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The Technologies Used by Standby Task Force Volunteers

The Standby Volunteer Task Force comprises a network of skilled and dedicated volunteers from the world over. We use multiple technologies to manage live mapping operations. These include Ning, Skype, email, Google Groups, Google Docs, cell phones, Ushahidi, OpenStreetMap, ArcGIS,

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