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Community Details:

Some examples of excellence in these types of maps:


We have a number of community channels including a mailing list ( to join and a skype group for the community (please add heatherleson to be connected)

Some resources to help you:

The International Red Cross/Red Crescent released this recent study on how to manage sensitive data online:

We've created some resources to review, including recommending Tactical Tech's Security in a Box:

Getting started:

We've created the following toolkits to help people plan their project. I would recommend reviewing them as your prepare your plan.
Ushahidi Toolkits

Additional resources:

Ushahidi Forums