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Celebrate GIS Day and GeoAwareness Week: Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Mapathon

Missing Maps is all about mapping the most vulnerable places in the world in order to better equip organizations to respond to crises. Information about structures, roads, or bridges, for example, doesn't appear on maps in many places around the world, making it difficult for first responders to know where to go and who is at risk in the aftermath of disasters.

For this mapathon, we'll be contributing to urgent mapping needs in the Caribbean, an area vulnerable to hurricanes, impacts from which are compounded by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic during this hurricane season.

Please join us in this important effort on November 19th as part of GeoAwareness Week. You don't need any prior experience, and all of our contributions together can make a big difference.


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If you have any questions, concerns, or accessibility needs please email evan.thornberry@ubc.ca.

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This event is online. Registrants receive the link 24 hours before the event. Registration closes at the same time.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
5:30pm - 7:30pm
  Data     GIS     Research Commons  
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