How to help Alliance Guinea -Ushahidi Project

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How to help Alliance Guinea -Ushahidi Project

  1. 1. How to locate info and share with Ushahidi http://www. allianceguinea.org/ ushahidi
  2. 2. Create your workspace <ul><li>You will need a number of browser tabs and online tools: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter app/website, twitter search space, blog search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Translation Tool (Google Translate, Yahoo Babel fish, other) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mapping Tool (OpenStreet Map, Google maps) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ushahidi Report page (varies by crisis). (eg. http://www.allianceguinea.org/ushahidi/reports/submit ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia (to search towns, cities, countries etc.) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Key Tasks <ul><li>Look for common search terms, hashtags </li></ul><ul><li>Set up alerts, twitter columns or browser tabs to monitor for information </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze the content for relevance </li></ul><ul><li>Add report to Ushahidi </li></ul>
  4. 4. There will be many tweets, blog posts etc. This is time consuming to review/analyze and choose. There will be key info that might be important to someone.
  5. 5. What Should I Report? <ul><li>Information collected can be classified according to the existing codes </li></ul>Mass Demonstration Voter Education Voting Irregularity Violence Voter Intimidation Campaign Event Election Preparation High Voter Turnout Threat of Violence
  6. 6. How to Add an Ushahidi Report
  7. 7. Part 1: The Ushahidi report
  8. 8. Part 2: Ushahidi Report
  9. 9. How to Add an Ushahidi Report <ul><li>Open the Ushahidi report page: . http://www.allianceguinea.org/ushahidi/reports/submit </li></ul><ul><li>Add all the content you have collected: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Report title (use keywords like location and category/type of report) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Description (add in English and a the local language) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Categories/define tag </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your contact info (this is optional, but might help) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geo code info: Longitude and latitude. (open street map, google map or even wikipedia will have this) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add the link of the tweet, news source, picture, video etc. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Click Submit
  11. 11. Thank you. You have helped.

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