A UN Environment, World Bank and Global Resource Information Database (GRID-Geneva) developed platform for data sharing, analysis and visualization. One of the founding principles behind MapX was to equalize information held by different stakeholders to achieve better dialogue, decision making and monitoring.

Access the MapX Knowledge Base here, for videos and tutorials.


Joint Initiative

The Coordination of Assessments for Environment in Humanitarian Action: A Joint Initiative is a collaborative effort to improve coordination between environment and humanitarian actors both before and after a disaster.  The focus of the Joint Initiative is on updating key environmental assessment methodologies, enhancing their online accessibility, strengthening the interconnectivity of available tools and pinpointing which ones are used at a particular stage of humanitarian programming or emergency.


The Humanitarian Data Exchange

The Humanitarian Data Exchange is an open platform for sharing data across crises and the humanitarian community. The goal of HDX Platform is to make humanitarian data easy to find and use for analyses. Launched in 2014, the platform has a growing collection of datasets on crises around the world and has been accessed by users in over 200 countries and territories.

HDX is managed by OCHA’s Centre for Humanitarian Data.

Look through HDX’s faq for more details on the platform, here.