on-line gateway to information (documents and maps) on humanitarian emergencies and disasters. An independent vehicle of information, designed specifically to assist the international humanitarian community in effective delivery of emergency assistance, it provides timely, reliable and relevant information as events unfold, while emphasizing the coverage of “forgotten emergencies” at the same time.
ReliefWeb was launched in October 1996 and is administered by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
Their Map Centre is impressive and fool of good and brand new information, everything in the shape of a Map. You can even subscribe (mail or RSS) to the updates.
Adding up, Development Maps:
If you need to cite this article in a formal way (i.e. for bibliographical purposes) I dare suggest:
Peña-López, I. (2006) “Development Maps” In ICTlogy,
#30, March 2006. Barcelona: ICTlogy.
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