Seminar “Building Resilience In The Sahel”

Published on October 19th, 2012 | by EJC

The region of Sahel in Sub-Saharan Africa is suffering from serious crises. As climate change intensifies the level of desertification and drought, currently 18.7 million people in nine countries are at risk of food security, malnutrition, and hunger.
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News & Analysis

Free Syria - Khalid Albaih

Big Data Mashup: Syria

Published on October 9th, 2012 | by EJC

The civil conflict in Syria has been a focus on the crowdsourcing, mapping and social media world. Here is a mashup of all the organisations and projects involved
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Data Sources

Published on October 4th, 2012 | by EJC

A list of useful links to datasets from government agencies, international organisations and research centres.
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News & Analysis


Mappers And The Media: Working Together?

Published on September 25th, 2012 | by EJC

Crisis mappers increasingly play a key role during crises and disasters by mapping event data or creating maps where none existed before. Frequently used by first responders, humanitarian and aid organisations, these maps also have great potential [&hellip
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PICNIC’12: Session Takeaways

Published on September 18th, 2012 | by EJC

Here is a quick recap of the EJC"s session "Maps, the Power of the Crowd, and Big Data Verification" at the EYE in Amsterdam on 17 September,
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