Deployments

List of Official SBTF Deployments and side deployments since the launch of the SBTF in October 2010. Listed in order of latest to earliest..

2014 – Active

May 2014

March 2014

  • Country: Pakistan
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: WFP (World Food Programme)
  • Purpose: Media monitoring, 3W Database

November 2013

  • Country: Phillipines
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: UN OCHA
  • Purpose: Damage Assessment after Typhoon Hayian/Yolanda
  • Tools: Micromapping, Tweetclickers & Imageclickers
  • Blogpost

April 2013

  • Country: USA
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: HHI
  • Purpose: Mapping & Analyzing support, Simulation

March 2013

  • Country: Canada
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: DFAIT (Canadian Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade)
  • Purpose: Simulation

December 2012

  • Country: Philippines
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: UN OCHA
  • Purpose: Damage Assessment after Typhoon Pablo/Bopha
  • Blogpost
  • Country: Samoa
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: UN OCHA
  • Purpose: Damage Assessment during/after Cyclone Evan

October 2012

  • Country: DRC
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: ACCAPS
  • Purpose: Disaster Preparedness

September 2012

  • Country: Syria 
  • Type: Side Deployment
  • Activator: SyriaTracker
  • Purpose: Evaluation of Platform

July 2012

  • Country: South Sudan
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: UN OCHA
  • Purpose: Preparedness Mapping
  • Blogpost

June 2012

  • Country: Global
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: USAID
  • Purpose: Mapping Global Economic Data
  • USAID Blog

February 2012

  • Country: Bosnia
  • Type: Side Deployment
  • Activator: Al-jazeera Balkans
  • Purpose: Crisis mapping snow/cold emergency
  • Blogpost
  • Country: Madagascar
  • Type: Side Deployment
  • Activator: Malagasy grassroots
  • Purpose: Crisis mapping Cyclone Giovanna

January 2012

  • Country: n/a
  • Type: Side Deployment
  • Activator: UNOSAT
  • Purpose: Crowdsourced photo tagging
  • Blogpost

December 2011

  • Country: Samoa
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: UN-SPIDER
  • Purpose: Hurricane Simulation
  • Report published
  • Country: Colombia
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: UN OHCA
  • Purpose: Crisis Mapping Floods
  • Blogpost1 and blogpost 2
  • Country: DRC
  • Type: Side Deployment
  • Activator: Northwestern & Oxfam
  • Purpose: Mapping Presidential Elections
  • Blogpost

November 2011

October 2011

  • Country: Turkey
  • Type: Side Deployment
  • Activator: Al-jazeera
  • Purpose: Mapping Impact of Van Earthquake & Needs
  • Country: Syria
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: Amnesty International USA
  • Purpose: Mapping Evidence of Mass Human Rights Abuses
  • Blogpost and thank you note

September 2011

  • Country: Somalia
  • Type: Side Deployment
  • Activator: UNHCR
  • Purpose: Mapping Informal Settlements
  • Blogpost

August 2011

  • Country: USA
  • Type: Side Deployment
  • Activator: Civil society
  • Purpose: Mapping Impact of Hurricane Irene

July 2011

  • Country: India
  • Type: Side Deployment
  • Activator: Indian Partners
  • Purpose: Mapping Impact of Mumbai Attacks & Needs

May 2011

  • Country: USA
  • Type: Side Deployment
  • Activator: Tuscaloosa News
  • Purpose: Mapping Impact of Tornadoes
  • Blogpost

March – April 2011

  • Country: Libya
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: UN OCHA
  • Purpose: Mapping Complex Emergency in Libya
  • Report Published and blogpost

March 2011

  • Country: Syria
  • Type: Side Deployment
  • Activator: Syrian Diaspora
  • Purpose: Mapping Human Rights Violations

February 2011

  • Country: Australia
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: ABC Australia
  • Purpose: Mapping Yasi Cyclone Impact & Needs
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: New Zealand Disaster Responders
  • Purpose: Mapping Christchurch Earthquake Impact & Needs

January 2011

  • Country: Sudan
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: Sudanese Civil Society
  • Purpose: Referendum Monitoring
  • Blogpost

November 2010

  • Country: Colombia
  • Type: Official Deployment
  • Activator: UN OCHA Colombia
  • Purpose: Colombia Earthquake Simulation
  • Report Published

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