Ushahidi : report violence in your area

Ushahidi : report violence in your area

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Ushahidi is an application that allows you to create and share stories on a map.

This app reveals its importance when it can be used to report violence hotspots. Indeed Ushahidi “witness” in Swahili was developed during the disputed 2008 Kenyan elections.

You can send reports with images and location data as well as receive alerts from others who have sent in reports to the site.

This app uses Google Maps and SMS, to create a map of violence hot-spots. It has since been used in other dramatic situations like Haiti earthquake.

  • Developer : Ushahidi
  • Country : Kenya
  • Platform : Android
  • Download link : [Play]
  • Available : worldwide

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