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Volunteers digitize rooftops in Rajasthan, India

Sustainable Innovations (SI), a US based nonprofit organization requested GIS assistance in late 2016. SI harvests rooftop rainwater to provide safe drinking water to rural communities in the state of Rajasthan India. Currently, SI collects 15 million liters of rainwater…

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Afghanistan Earthquake GISCorps Response

Afghanistan Earthquake GISCorps Response A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck Afghanistan on October 26, 2015.  Within hours the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) activated an online work project to support the local OpenStreetMap (OSM) community by digitizing features from existing imagery. In the…

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Vulnerability Indices Web Map – Nepal

GISCorps volunteer develops Vulnerability Indices Web Map - Nepal By: Brian Baldwin In the aftermath of the Nepal Earthquake, getting access to information relevant to humanitarian programming has been a big problem. Baseline data are key to humanitarian response both…

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