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Mapping Community Resilience in Indonesia [Video]

Today we’re excited to release this video that highlights Ushahidi’s work in Indonesia and how we’re finding resilience in unexpected places; using the convening power of open data to connect citizens to city government; and how we are part of a movement to nurture local tech ecosystems. Ushahidi’s first tools were created by Kenyans who needed a quick, easy, way to collect reports about the post-election violence that wracked the country in 2007 and share information in the face of an information black-out. We built software to meet our own needs: the need to tell the story – the many…