Over the past days, hundreds of people have used the Ecuador Disaster Map to report needs, requests and offers of help through text messages, email or the web, contributing to a crowdsourced map of the situation on the ground. APCNews spoke with Valeria Betancourt, head of the APC policy programme and one of the organisers of this initiative.
The recently launched online mapping platform developed by the Association for Progressive Communications in partnership with APC member AZUR Developpement under the Africatti project, will contribute to holding the Congo government accountable on domestic violence in a country where serious incidents of gender based violence and human rights violations take place.
At meetings in 2006 and 2007, APC asked members to map the collaboration they carry out with other member organisations and APC programmes. The results are charted on this map. The map also includes networking between members that is not directly related to APC’s work. It also maps collaboration facilitated by the APC membership exchange fund, which provides up to two thousand dollars fo...