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The mapkibera project ( mapkibera.org ) is training local people of Kibera, Nairobi to create and own their map with OpenStreetMap OpenStreetMap being used by search & rescue teams after the Haiti earthquake. The community responded rapidly creating the best map resources available. Our maps continue to be used for redevelopment planning, and H.O.T. people are currently on-the-ground in Haiti giving training in use and improvement of the data The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (H.O.T.) ( hot.openstreetmap.org ) coordinates the creation, production and distribution of free mapping resources to support humanitarian relief efforts in many places around the world.
EUROSHA is a European Union pilot project that wants to build up a European Open-Source Humanitarian Aid corps of volunteers to address humanitarian issues and specifically ensure inclusive humanitarian information-sharing in crisis preparedness. Volunteers are young people aged under 26 who will be trained in September-October then deployed for 6 months from mid-October as part of a ‘country team’ of four to five European citizen volunteers and of two national volunteers. They will... <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
I’ve decided to give up Twitter and IRC for 40 days and 40 nights. This is quite a big deal for me. It remains to be seen how well it works, but I’ve survived the first couple of days. @harry_wood has gone quiet!
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