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Hurricane sandy & the crowdsourcing community

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UN Spider: Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response
December 2012
Vienna
presented by Heather Leson

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Hurricane sandy & the crowdsourcing community

  1. 1. Expert Meeting: Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency ReponseHurricane Sandy and thecrowdsourcing community
  2. 2. Ushahidi Summary•Different missions, map regions and organizing group(s).•Less than 100 reports, but had strong curation and verification methods.•11 of the 20 maps were tests with no reports.•Some of the maps have been deactivated.•Many of the deployers had no to low experience•Some US based emergency managers suggested that the Crowdmaps havestandard categories. I asked them to share their recommendations.
  3. 3. 37 Maps…
  4. 4. Many Prototypes:Hurricane HackersCrisisCampsNY Tech MeetupOthers
  5. 5. Sandy.hotosm.org
  6. 6. Field Crowdsourcing:OccupySandyStudent Volunteer ArmyTeam RubiconOthers

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