Mapping Africa voor Artsen Zonder Grenzen

Datum » 27 03 2019 - 30 03 2019

Every year, Médicins Sans Frontières, OpenStreetMap Belgium and diverse universities organize a national mapathon. During the mapathon, volunteers draw buildings and roads of Africa into OSM using satellite imagery. These maps are needed badly by MSF and the Red Cross for their humanitarian mission – they use those maps to estimate the number of inhabitants, to plan vaccination campaigns, fight ebola, plan water wells, …

If you are interested in joining a mapathon, there are a few dates and locations you can join – dates are below. Please RSVP on the eventbrite.

All locations and dates are:

Wednesday 27/3

  • Brussels, ULB, 6-9pm
  • Louvain-la-Neuve, UCL, 6-9pm
  • Leuven, KUL, 5-8pm
  • Mons, UMons, 6-9pm
  • Gembloux, ULiège, 6-9pm

Thursday 28/3

  • Brussels, VUB, 6-9pm
  • Namur, UNamur, 6-9pm
  • Ghent, UGent, 6-9pm
  • Liège, ULiège, 6-9pm

Saturday 30/3

  • Louvain-la-Neuve, UCL, 10am-1pm
  • Liège, ULiège, 10am-1pm
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