Posted on March 30th, 2015 by Jenelle Eli
This post was written by Emily Eros, a member of the American Red Cross mapping team, who recently traveled to Canaan, Haiti. You can see more about the Red Cross’ work in the country at redcross.org/haiti. Earlier this month, the American Red Cross took its mapping efforts on the road in Canaan, Haiti, where we [...]
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Posted on March 23rd, 2015 by Jenelle Eli
This post was written by Samuel Estabrook, as part of the Words Against Ebola campaign – a Red Cross initiative to promote knowledge, fight stigma, alleviate fear and overcome complacency through the sharing of positive words. The American Red Cross deployed Samuel to Liberia in January. Samuel is tweeting from Liberia @mapping_Sam. Love is [...]
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Posted on November 6th, 2014 by Jenelle Eli
This post was written by Dale Kunce, Senior Geospatial Engineer and GIS Team Lead at the American Red Cross. Dale is spearheading the American Red Cross’s involvement in the Missing Maps project. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past 11 months, I don’t need to remind you that it’s been a rough [...]
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Posted on April 16th, 2014 by Jenelle Eli
When news of a major fire in Valparaíso, Chile made headlines on Monday, some people sent donations. Some people took to social media. And some people mapped. Not wasting any time, digital volunteers gathered at the American Red Cross headquarters Monday morning, grabbed some caffeine and began to make a detailed map of neighborhoods affected [...]
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Posted on October 15th, 2012 by Wendy Harman
Today is Blog Action Day. This year’s theme is the Power of We. The Power of We is a celebration of people working together to make a positive difference in the world, either for their own communities or for people they will never meet half way around he world. That’s what we’re all about at the American [...]
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Posted on August 14th, 2012 by Rob Banick
With the hard work of our GIS mapping teams, local volunteers and you we will help the communities of Gulu and Lira develop maps.
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Posted on October 17th, 2011 by Wendy Harman
Map of every shelter we’ve opened since January 1, 2011:
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Posted on October 25th, 2010 by Wendy Harman
Now, we’d like to present the framework for a path forward. After reviewing the notes, speeches, and wiki feedback from the summit, we’ve outlined 5 areas where we can make headway over the next few months.
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Posted on October 18th, 2010 by Wendy Harman
If $1 was donated for every text made in a month by American teens, we could provide clean-up and comfort supplies for 100 families of 4.
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Posted on September 16th, 2010 by Wendy Harman
We’re working here at the Red Cross on how we might use technology and social communities to help you be prepared for anything.
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