Wiki Peta Bahasa: Unveiling Indonesia Traditional Languages Diversity through Ushahidi as an Open Web Maps

It is undeniable that language is a cultural heritage, often serving as a defining aspect of a culture’s ethnic identity. an alarming reality looms as approximately 40% of traditional languages confront the threat of extinction, with nearly 3,000 languages facing potential disappearance by the century’s end (UNESCO, 2022). This decline is spurred by globalization, modernization, the blending of international cultures, and the dwindling number of speakers. In response, UNESCO designated February 21 as International Mother Language Day to combat this imminent loss.

Enhancing Youth Participation in the Development of Bandung City through Ushahidi Platform

Over a year, the Safe and Sound Cities (S2Cities) program has been implemented in Bandung City. This program aims to increase youth participation in building a safe and comfortable Bandung City for their future. With this concept, youth are actively involved, even influencing the decision-making processes for urban development policies. There are many ways in which youth can contribute to this process, ranging from small-scale initiatives to larger ones. Individual youth, as well as youth communities in Bandung, also can participate in this program.

Exploring Training Initiatives and Participatory Mapping Series in Dagesime Magepanda and Ria Wajo Watersheds

Water is the essence of life, sustaining all living organisms on our planet. However, uncontrolled water flow can pose serious threats, leading to flooding and potential damage to homes and buildings. To address this challenge, watersheds play a crucial role. Also known as drainage basins, watersheds are regions of land where water collects and streams into larger bodies of water, ensuring a controlled flow.

Community-Driven Handwashing Stations in Response to COVID-19

Indonesia confirmed its first cases of COVID-19 on 2 March 2020, when a dance instructor and her mother tested positive after arriving from Japan. The country encountered significant difficulties in containing the virus due to its large population, high population density in specific regions, and limited healthcare resources in certain areas. Consequently, by 9 April 2020, the pandemic had reached all 34 provinces in Indonesia. As of 5 June 2023, Indonesia has reported 6,812,127 COVID-19 cases, the second highest in Southeast Asia. Regarding fatalities, Indonesia ranks second in Asia and ninth globally, with 161,879 deaths recorded.

Engaging the Crowd: Mapping Lakes in Jabodetabek-Punjur for Flood Mitigation

Floods are a relatively common occurrence in Indonesia due to the country’s geographical location, climate patterns, and natural topography. Indonesia experiences riverine and coastal flooding, varying frequencies depending on the region. Over the years, the densely populated capital and its surrounding cities (Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, Bekasi, Puncak, and Cianjur or Jabodetabek-Punjur) have experienced catastrophic flooding, most recently in 2020.

Pemetaan Jalan Menggunakan Teknologi Artificial Intelligence (AI) bersama Facebook

Selain data bangunan, objek berupa jalan juga kerap dibutuhkan dalam berbagai situasi dan kondisi. Tak hanya untuk keperluan mitigasi bencana, data jalan yang lengkap juga dapat digunakan dalam hal lain seperti kebutuhan navigasi. Tahun 2018, kami bekerjasama dengan Facebook untuk melakukan pemetaan jalan di Asia Tenggara. Indonesia menjadi negara pertama yang berkesempatan untuk melakukan pemetaan ini, dibantu dengan teknologi kecerdasan buatan atau Artificial Intelligence (AI) dari Facebook.