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Drones and Satellites For Good - Keeping the Peace

In February of this year, the UN released a report calling for an upgrade in the technological tools deployed by peacekeeping forces. More specifically, they advocated an increase in the use of drones in humanitarian efforts, highlighting their ability to monitor and curb outbreaks of violence, and to gather information about the situation within conflict zones. Read on

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Crisis Mapping Meet Up in New York

The International Conference of Crisis Mappers gets underway tomorrow in New York City, offering those active in the field the opportunity to explore some of the local crisis mapping initiatives including some of the responses built following Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Read on