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Table 1 Humanitarian geocoded data sources

From: Beyond mapping: a case for geospatial analytics in humanitarian health

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO): geocoded data with global administrative layers.

UN Program on Global Geospatial Information Management, hosting agency for the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geographic Information which explicitly calls for a “stronger interoperability and integration between geospatial information and statistics” and for “combining statistics with spatial data” maintains a working group for such [10].

UN Spatial Data Infrastructure (UNSDI) maintains a portal for users from a wide range of disciplines, including humanitarian response

Mapping units within other UN agencies: WHO, World Food Program, UNFPA

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Data Portal:

Centre for Research and Epidemiology in Disasters (CRED) hosts the CEDAT database which includes geocoded nutrition and mortality data from humanitarian non-governmental organizations.

OpenStreetMap (OSM), the ‘wiki’ of geodata, open sourced. ArcMap (ESRI) now has a tool to edit and publish within OSM

Humanitarian Data Exchange: