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USHMM — Crisis in Darfur

Website URL: http://www.ushmm.org/maps/projects/darfur/

Website Description: In partnership with Google Earth, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is releasing compelling new visual evidence of the destruction in Darfur. New information from the U.S. State Department identifies more than 3,300 Darfur villages as damaged or completely destroyed, twice the number that were confirmed when Crisis in Darfur launched in 2007. The data now include for most of the villages the exact year or a year range when they were destroyed. This confirms that over 2,000 villages were destroyed by 2005, marking the height of the conflict.

This project is directly associated with the following:

Programs
US Holocaust Memorial Museum Mapping Initiative
The Museum’s Mapping Initiatives use tools such as Google Earth and animated maps to enable citizens to understand Holocaust history…

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Projects
ISFEREA — Scientific and technical support to

Ushahidi — War on Gaza.

OpenStreetMap — Kibera, Kenya.

Publications
A GIS – environmental justice analysis of particulate air pollution…. Michael Jerrett, Richard T. Burnett, Pavlos Kanaroglou, John Eyles, Norm…

Which Came First? Toxic Facilities, Minority Move-In, and Environmental Justice. Manuel Pastor Jr., Jim Sadd and John Hipp

A Population-Based Assessment of Human Rights Abuses Committed Against Ethnic…. Vincent Iacopino, MD, PhD; Martina W. Frank, MPH; Heidi M….

Programs
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

US Holocaust Memorial Museum Mapping Initiative

Indigenous Mapping Network

Data and Tools
European Commission Joint Research Center Fuzzy Matcher. European Commission Joint Research Center

Sudan Interagency Mapping data.

MODIS imaging data. NASA