May 5, 2015

Using Data to Help Nepal Aid Workers

The United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has deployed a website known as HDX, short for the Humanitarian Data Exchange, to help provide key information to relief workers in Nepal. HDX creates a platform for international organizations to collaborate and share data. Initially used by aid workers to fight the Ebola pandemic in Africa, it now provides access to key information about the population, climate, terrain, and roads in Nepal.

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