This post was written by Bruce Strong, Director of NetEngine. I'm helping to spread the word as I presented to schools on this topic just last week.
As part of RHoK December last year one of the teams did crisis mapping, assisting the Ebola response and the Philippines typhoon - saving lives in real time.
A devastating earthquake has just struck Nepal. Humanitarian partners are mobilising in response to this tragedy. The deployment of mappers is needed in order to speed up the disaster damage response efforts.
If you have a few hours, in the next few days you could make a massive difference. Click on the link below to get started, no prior experience necessary.
Here are the tasks to work on http://tasks.hotosm.org/
Here are instructions http://codeschool.com.au/projects/crisis-mapping/