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The International Network of Crisis Mappers (Crisis Mappers Net) is the largest and most active international community of experts, practitioners, policymakers, technologists, researchers, journalists, scholars, hackers and skilled volunteers engaged at the intersection of humanitarian crises, new technology, crowd-sourcing, and crisis mapping. The Crisis Mappers Network was launched at the first International Conference on Crisis Mapping (ICCM) in 2009.

The WorldPop project was initiated in October 2013 to combine the AfriPop, AsiaPop and AmeriPop population mapping projects. It aims to provide an open access archive of spatial demographic datasets for Central and South America, Africa and Asia to support humanitarian, development and health applications. The methods used are designed with full open access and operational application in mind, using transparent, fully documented and shareable methods to produce easily updatable maps with accompanying metadata.

Statistics Without Borders (SWB) is an entirely pro bono organization, with over 1,000 members, providing statistical help to organizations and government agencies.

gnucoop started in 2006 as a small group of free-lance IT professionals with the idea that free software and technologies have great technical and economical advantages and they can provide very useful tools to achieve Institutions/NGOs/Research Institutes/Aid Agencies objectives. In 2012, we officially founded the Soc. Coop. gnucoop , in order to institutionalize our position and provide a more comprehensive and recognized expertise and support to our clients, particularly to non profit institutions.

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.

Disaster Tech Lab's primary mission is the provision of Internet access and IP-based communications services in areas affected by disasters. Our services are available free of charge to local communities and other responding organisations. Our network services are based around a core wifi network backhauled over VSAT and/or 3G-4G-LTE. We also build adhoc internet cafes with laptops and tablets providing internet access & VoIP services to meet local needs. We also carry out wireless service surveys in disaster areas and process this into easy to understand reports on online maps.

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.