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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 in Geneva in mid November 2011. Running a disaster simulation in…

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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 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 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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