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Global Push for Earth Observations Continues

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) has been working for more than a decade to open access to Earth observation data and information, and increase awareness around their socioeconomic value.


Google Joins UNICEF To Combat Zika Virus

Google has joined the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to help map the Zika virus spread to anticipate and prevent future outbreaks using open source. The recent Zika virus outbreak

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Yemen Takes a Major First Step in Reaching Marginalized Communities

SANA’A Yemen, 15 April 2014 – UNICEF and the Social Welfare Fund (SWF) of Yemen’s Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour today launched the mapping of muhamasheen communities (locally known as