Statistics Without Borders (SWB) is an entirely pro bono organization, with over 1,000 members, providing statistical help to organizations and government agencies.
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Help Earth Foundation is a District of Columbia Not for Profit corporation engaged in helping Earth via social media and technology and old fashion Community building. Currently working with CrisisCommmons, Random Hacks of Kindness, Tech@State and OpenGoodHacks on crowd based initiatives.
We provide platforms through the social media, traditional media, SMS and internet tools in helping first responders to quickly respond to crisis - hit populations. We build capacities of vulnerable communities across the West Africa Region in early warning, Disaster Risk Response mechanisms, and engage them in community participatory mapping.
The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) coordinates the creation, production and distribution of free mapping resources to support humanitarian relief efforts in many places around the world. Launched in January 2009 and incorporated in August 2010 as a US NGO, it aim to apply the principles and activities of open source and open data sharing to humanitarian response and economic development and support the growth of the OpenStreetMap project. Collaborative mapping is uniquely valuable to humanitarian work, especially in places where base map data is often scarce and out of date.
When disaster strikes, Esri’s Disaster Response Program (DRP) is there to support you around the clock, 24 x 7. Request assistance from Esri experts, augment software, explore content, and monitor events online as part of our corporate citizenship. We're there when you need us most. Thousands of organizations use Esri GIS software for readiness, effective response coordination, and comprehensive situational awareness.
The SBTF, which was launched at the 2010 International Conference on Crisis Mapping (ICCM 2010), currently comprises some over 1,000 skilled volunteers with dedicated experience in online Crisis Mapping. Existing SBTF volunteers are from 70+ different countries and have been involved in crisis mapping projects for Haiti, Chile, Pakistan, Colombia, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Philippines etc.
CrisisCommons seeks to advance and support the use of open data and volunteer technology communities to catalyze innovation in crisis management and aglobal development. CrisisCommons is a global community of volunteers from technology, crisis response organizations, government agencies, and citizens that are working together to build and use technology tools to help respond to disasters and improve resiliency and response before a crisis.
DataKind tackles humanity’s biggest problems through data science. DataKind brings organizations dedicated to solving the world’s biggest challenges together with professional data scientists to improve the quality of, access to and understanding of data in the social sector.