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Weekly: Hurricane Sandy Mappers, WMS Layers Plugin

Happy Halloween! Hopefully, you’ve had your candy fill for the day. In the weekly report, we’ve got a Hurricane Sandy map update as well as a new code from the community: WMS Layers Plugin.

Ushahidi Kenya Evalution: Toolboxes

The Kenya Ushahidi Evaluation Project was 9-month Ushahidi evaluation project in partnership with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative supported by the Knight Foundation.

Hurricane Sandy in Maps

As the North Eastern coast of the US and Canada prepare for Hurricane Sandy, so has the crisismapping community. Citizens helping citizens during emergencies is important. We hope that you are safe and prepared. From the Google Crisis Response map, you can see the storm’s progression.

Weekly: Community Leaders, IDEO hackathon

Community and code – can this week be any better! In the weekly, we are proud to recognize some amazing community leaders, announcing even more new code (who needs sleep?) and, finally, share some upcoming events including an IDEO hackathon.

Bosnian Language Translation Marathon

Word by phrase by string. Each language or localization for Ushahidi software requires word by word translation. Using Transifex, our community has had great progress in increasing the localization.

Weekly: ICCM & Community Developer Call

Happy week! We are awash with news from the community about participation, awards and upcoming events. Does anyone else feel like September just turned into a roller coaster of action? Here’s some news to keep your head spinning:

Uchaguzi Simulation 2012

Ushahidi was born out of a flawed election. The post election violence in 2008 following the fractious Kenyan election season of 2007 highlighted the need for a tool that allowed ordinary citizens to report on incidences that would otherwise have been under reported or completed unreported.

Weekly: Events, Velobstacles, Translate Swahili, Bosnian

In the weekly, translation successes and requeests, upcoming events, help wanted on the Ushahidi Forums and a new badge for Deployment of the Week:
Upcoming Events:
Three continents, three events in the coming week. Click on the links to register.

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