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Resources for Crisis Mapping – Haiti and beyond

Catherine Burton
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Los Angeles, CA
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All of these resources are free and some are open source. Feel free to post others in the Reply box.

This list is compiled from emails, listserves, and other resources sent with regard to the 01/12/10 earthquake in Haiti. All posts were between 01/14/10 and 01/18/10. This is an incomplete reference list of crisis mapping resources on the web.



Base Maps

Georectified Maps of Haiti
http://maps.nypl.org/...­

Haiti Map Book (used by most Federal first-responders, 90+MB)
http://mississippi.de...­

OpenStreetMap
http://wiki.openstree...­



Satellite Imagery

DigitalGlobe
http://dgl.us.neolane...­
http://www.digitalglo...­

Google
http://www.google.com...­



US Government

USAID
http://www.usaid.gov/...­



NGOs

CrisisCommons::Haiti
http://haiti.crisisco...­

CrisisCommons Wiki
http://wiki.crisiscom...­

GISCorps
http://www.giscorps.o...­

MapAction
http://mapaction.org/...­

ReliefWeb
http://www.reliefweb....­

Ushahidi (crowdsource accounts of disaster zones)
http://www.Ushahidi.c...­

WorldVista (electronic health record and information system)
http://worldvista.org...­



Literature

National Acadamies Press (a book about crisis response mapping - purchase the book or download the .pdf)
http://www.nap.edu/ca...­

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