The Philippine governments Department of Social Welfare and Development has been using Mango to build web maps that assist with their relief efforts. The Disaster Mitigation and Response Situation Map you see below has been created in order disseminate up to date information regarding the location of important sites and services such as relief centres and aid drop-zones. Map Link The map is currently being viewed more than 6,000 times per day and the data is being updated frequently. We’re glad we’ve been able to play a small part in such an important effort and our thoughts are with the victims and the people of […]
Myself and the team are very pleased to see that Mango is being used by the Philippine government to assist with their disaster mitigation efforts following the recent Bohol earthquake. The map as you can see below also contains layer for other recent disaster situations in the Philippines.
Mango usage has exploded this year with users from around the globe uploading their spatial data and creating stunning interactive web maps. We thought is would be fun to find out which countries are making the most use of Mango. So I ran a little PostGIS/OGR magic to create a Shapefile showing how many datasets had currently been uploaded to Mango for each country and this is the result: Map Link The top 10 countries by number of datasets uploaded: United States Cambodia Brazil India Moldova United Kingdom Canada Spain Netherlands Italy The real surprise entry on this list is […]
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) is an effort to create a financial value for the carbon stored in forests, offering incentives for developing countries to reduce emissions from forested lands and invest in low-carbon paths to sustainable development. “REDD+” goes beyond deforestation and forest degradation, and includes the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks. This interactive map showcases countries participating in the REDD program and uses FAO forest change data as a backdrop. Link to the map