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App That Helps Aid Workers: ‘I Watched TV While Mapping 100km Of Nigeria’

App That Helps Aid Workers: ‘I Watched TV While Mapping 100km Of Nigeria’

Gamers can now help aid workers locate communities affected by natural disasters, disease outbreaks or conflict using a mobile app developed by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MapSwipe users swipe through satellite images of remote areas and tap the screen when they see features such as settlements, roads and rivers. Information is then fed back to […]

UN Accused Of Failing As North-East Nigeria At Risk Of Famine

UN Accused Of Failing As North-East Nigeria At Risk Of Famine

The UN has been accused of failing to act quickly enough to save hundreds of thousands of lives in northern Nigeria where a food crisis already killing hundreds of people a day is poised to become the most devastating in decades. Nigerian authorities, who maintain tight control over humanitarian and media access to the region, […]