From June 2018 to June 2019 the state of Oklahoma has experienced 373 earthquakes. To someone from a place like California or Indonesia this still seems like a lot. To put this in perspective, 10 years ago from June 2008 to June 2009 Oklahoma experienced 17 earthquakes. This is almost 22 times the n...

On the 26th of July, 2019, a team of YouthMappers from the Makerere University chapter, GeoYouthMappers, took part in a community flood vulnerability mapping activity in Kalerwe and Bwaise slums in Kawempe division in Kampala. This was based on the initiative of Dr. Henry Bulley, a Professor of Geog...

My name is Grace Donovan and I am about to start my junior year at the George Washington University where I study Environmental Studies, Sustainability, and Geographic Information Systems. I will be starting the position of training coordinator for GW’s Humanitarian Mapping Society in the fall and a...

On Tuesday, August 06, 2019, the inaugural ceremony of YouthMappers UAO activities were held at the second campus of Alassane Ouattara University at the American Corner in Bouaké, Ivory Coast. It started at 09h45minutes in the presence of 25 participants. The ceremony began with the presentation on...

My name is Rubainatu Chalpang Adam, a YouthMappers Research Fellow from Ghana and my project is on the Effects of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining on Women and Children in Tarkwa Mining Community. My team of volunteers (UMaT YouthMappers) and I made a journey visiting areas where mining(both legal a...

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