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Digital Mapping Tools and Resources: Digital Mapping

What kinds of Digital Maps Exist?

Historical Maps


GIS Maps

  • Satellite Imagery
  • Google Maps
  • OpenStreetMaps

What Can Help You Get Started?

This guide! We will tell you about some tools you can use to build a narrative!


An excellent way of getting started with GIS is by volunteering with the Humanitarian OpenStreetMaps Team! They work to create digital maps on the open-source platform OpenStreetMaps for the use of Disaster Relief and Humanitarian Aid. OpenStreetMaps can be used as the base for any GIS project. 

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