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Missing Maps 2: Putting the West Africa Ebola Outbreak on the Map

Humanitarian mapping is one of the latest tools to be used to tackle highly contagious diseases like Ebola. Satellite images are being used to document buildings like schools and roads and small towns affected by the virus. The collective data help aid agencies navigate around the area of where the infected populations are and where the disease has spread to. 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