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Mapping a response: Using satellite images to aid humanitarian action


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Resource type:Research, reports and studies
Agency:ALNAP, ELRHA - Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance, HIF - Humanitarian Innovation Fund
Author(s):Matt Thomas with Alice Obrecht
Date published:February 2016

ALNAP and ELRHA will be looking at 15 different examples of humanitarian innovation funded by ELRHA’s Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) grants. Each case study will explore the dynamics of successful innovation processes, culminating in a unique and in-depth study on innovation in humanitarian action.

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), established in 2010, is a non-profit organisation that creates and provides maps to support humanitarian organisations in their response to conflict or natural disasters. They do this through collecting data, coordinating the design and development of OpenStreetMap (OSM) tools and documentation, teaching data quality assurance and collaborating with data imagery providers.


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