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Mapping Conflict Motives: the Central African Republic (November 2014)

In “Mapping Conflict Motives: the Central African Republic”, IPIS analyses the conflict dynamics in the Central African Republic (CAR) since the outbreak of the latest crisis in September 2012 up to September 2014.

Defeating Disaster: Fueled by open-source software and crowdsourcing, the crisis mapping community is rapidly expanding. By Matt Alderton • Trajectory Magazine. 2014 issue 3

At 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2010, the island of Hispaniola twitched and jerked, as if the earth were shivering. In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on the island’s western half, it was 82 degrees—hardly hypothermal. As the shaking persisted, it became clear—Mother Nature wasn’t cold—she was having a seizure.

Dissertation research questionnaire on crisis Micro-Mapping

Hello fellow volunteers,
I am a student at the University of Portsmouth and am doing a dissertation on the process and effectiveness of using social media- in particularly Twitter- for crisis mapping during natural disasters.