Category Archives: Mapping

Ushahidi: Collaborative crisis mapping

“Ushahidi is a child of collaboration on the internet”

“Ushahidi”, which means “testimony” in Swahili, is a website set up by a collaboration of Kenyan citizen journalists during a time of crisis in Kenya, after the post-election fall-out at the beginning of 2008, to map incidents of violence and peace efforts throughout the country based on reports submitted via the web and mobile phones.

 

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