Wikimedians for Disaster Response/Talks/WikiCon North America 2019
Wikimedia in humanitarian contexts
Wikimedians are engaged in humanitarian contexts in multiple ways — both online and on the ground —
and interested in coordinating with others active in this space,
especially Humanitarian OpenstreetMap, first responders and entitites engaged in disaster prevention
How can we coordinate better across wikis and languages around current, past and future disasters?
OpenStreetMap at the junction between on-the-ground and digital responsesEdit
What Wikimedians doEdit
or fake remakes
What is unclearEdit
How are Wikimedia platforms being used in humanitarian contexts (before, during and after disaster events)?
How could Wikimedia platforms be used (better) in humanitarian contexts?
How can the Wikimedia and OSM/ HOT communities collaborate and align their efforts better?
Who is interested in helping improve Wikimedia platforms for use in humanitarian contexts?
You can joinEdit
This page provides the basis for a lightning talk at WikiCon North America 2019 in Boston, given on Sunday, 10 November 2019. It is based on a similar lightning talk at State of the Map 2018 in Milano.