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Supporting the Missing Maps Project in Tanzania

Knowing the vast, rural area of Tanzania is crucial to providing timely and effective help for girls during Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) “cutting seasons.” In recent years, we have managed to map millions of buildings which can help us determine…

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Validation of Building Sites in Papua New Guinea

The World Health Organization (WHO) has embarked on a new pilot project that integrates crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence (AI) to support polio outbreak response activities in Papua New Guinea. WHO requested the assistance of GISCorps volunteers to support this effort…

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Mogadishu Digitizing App

Using GIS to Support Polio Vaccination in Africa

Summary report by Guy Maurice   The World Health Organization was looking for two GIS professionals to serve as volunteers during the months of December 2017 and January 2018 to contribute to a pilot project in Mogadishu, Somalia. The project's…

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Volunteers test Crowd4EMS application

The Evolution of Emergency Copernicus Services (E2mC) Project, funded by the European Commission, was conceived to explore the integration of social media data mining, crowd-sourcing, and machine learning to improve the timeliness, accuracy, and precision of spatial data for rapid mapping…

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Mission with NetHope – West Africa

GISCorps supporting NetHope with mapping information and communication needs in West Africa In October, GISCorps was contacted by Crisis Informatics expert Jennifer Chan and began providing initial support for NetHope to support their NetHope Ebola Response Project. By November a team…

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Mapping of Malakal, South Sudan

Mapping of Malakal, South Sudan (a partnership with Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team) GISCorps partnered with the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) to map the city of Malakal, South Sudan to provide baseline data for the humanitarian response to the ongoing conflicts between government…

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Second Mission with FO in Central Mediterranean

SAR analysis, data mining & GIS mapping of the Central Mediterranean to document the violations of migrants’ rights & deaths at sea Summer 2012 report of GISCorps’s contribution to Forensic Oceanography By: Charles Heller and Lorenzo Pezzani, Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths,…

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