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Pakistan Flood Map
The PakReport deployment creates a dynamic map of the flood emergency and where help is needed.
New Swift Apps Announced at ICCM!
SwiftMeme and Mail.Swiftly
The SwiftRiver team was proud to announce two new apps at the International Conference for Crisis Mapping Conference in Boston. The keyword aggregator and trend analyzer SwiftMeme and MailSwiftly, advanced filters for your Email inbox. Find them both at plugins.swifly.org soon!
Universities for Ushahidi
At the opening of ICCM 2010, Ushahidi and United States Institute for Peace
(USIP) announced a joint program called Universities for Ushahidi (U4U). U4U will bring students from developing countries to learn how they can use the Ushahidi platform and related tools in their own countries. Official Press Release »
The London Tube Strike
Crowdmapping The London Tube Strike
Community member Rob Baker and Ushahidi, in collaboration with KONPA Group and Small World News
are developing a website for the Ushahidi Community. The goal of this community website is to provide a comprehensive resource for anyone using the Ushahidi, SwiftRiver and Crowdmap platforms.
Downloads of the Ushahidi mobile apps (J2ME, Windows Mobile, Android) for September.
Number of Crowdmap deployments created since the August 9th launch.
Unique web visitors to www.ushahidi.com from Sept 1 – Oct 1, 2010.
Who else earned the “stayed up after 2am debating crisis response” badge #iccm10