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Disaster Simulation – Samoa

Volunteers assist in three phases of a disaster simulation in Samoa The United Nations Platform for Space-Based information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-Spider) held a one day event inGeneva in mid November 2011. Running a disaster simulation in Samoa…

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Mission with WHO – Libya

Volunteers assisting in data cleansing of health facilities in Libya At the request of the World Health Organization (WHO),GISCorps volunteers were deployed to a data cleansing project in Libya. The dataset included the locations of health facilities around the country. The…

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Mission with Identity Inc. – MD

Volunteering with a non profit organization in Montgomery County, MD By: Rob George; a GISCorps volunteer from Pennsylvania -- he started working with Identity Inc. in early 2011. GISCorps assisted a US based nonprofit organization, Identity Inc., with analyzing and mapping a…

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Mission with Azuero – Panama

Two GISCorps Volunteers completed their work for a mission - Panama The Azuero Earth Project – AEP is a United States tax-exempt organization (501-C-3) operating in Panama as the Proyecto Ecológico Azuero. The organization is dedicated to local education, reforestation…

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Mission with Niassa National Reserve

Conducting GIS Databank design, Needs Assessment, and Training in Mozambique The Niassa National Reserve, a non-profit organization located in northern Mozambique requested a GISCorps volunteer to assist them in two capacities: 1) conducting a GIS Needs Assessment of their existing…

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Mission with CrisisCommons

Earthquake/Tsunami relief mission with Crisis Commons - Japan Between March 12 and 15, 2011, seven GISCorps volunteers were recruited to assist in mining various datasets in earthquake stricken areas of Japan. This mission was in collaboration with CrisisCommons. Volunteers worked on a variety…

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Mission with the Red Cross in Brisbane

Three GISCorps volunteers finalized a pilot project for the Red Cross in Brisbane - Australia The Australian Red Cross – Emergency Services (QLD), based in Brisbane requested the assistance of GIS volunteers with experience in disaster response. The aim of the project…

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Mission with Fonkoze – Haiti

Assisting a Micro loan Organization in Haiti Fonkoze, a US based non profit organization, requested the assistance of a GISCorps volunteer in implementing a complete GPS data collection and web mapping of all of their "credit centers"; the 2000 locations that their clients meet…

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