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How to render GIS tools accessible and useful for shelter cluster members. Use of GIS in a humanitarian setting. Sharing geospatial data in a humanitarian setting. Result of good data sharing. Case: Batagram District. Pakistan 2006. Geospatial data accessibility.

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How to render gis tools accessible and useful for shelter cluster members

How to render GIS tools accessible and useful for shelter cluster members

NRC Presentation for Shelter Cluster meeting, Geneva, 17.11.2006


Use of gis in a humanitarian setting

Use of GIS in a humanitarian setting

NRC Presentation for Shelter Cluster meeting, Geneva, 17.11.2006


Sharing geospatial data in a humanitarian setting

Sharing geospatial data in a humanitarian setting

NRC Presentation for Shelter Cluster meeting, Geneva, 17.11.2006


Result of good data sharing

Result of good data sharing

Case: Batagram District. Pakistan 2006

NRC Presentation for Shelter Cluster meeting, Geneva, 17.11.2006


Geospatial data accessibility

Geospatial data accessibility

  • The data is accessible to other humanitarian actors

    • From HIC when data is available

    • From other main GIS actors (WFP/VAM, UNJLC etc.) with some restrictions

  • However, some main GIS actors in relief work

    • are not operational in all conflicts/natural disasters

    • are not all operational on day one

    • focus on the overall picture and not on all thematic/geographical areas

    • are grateful for GIS assistance

NRC Presentation for Shelter Cluster meeting, Geneva, 17.11.2006


Geospatial data accessibility cont

Geospatial data accessibility, cont.

  • Therefore, GIS facilities for all shelter actors are important and can facilitate

    • a complete Information Management by the individual actor

    • a better way of reporting

    • internal handling of geoinformation because of confidentiality

NRC Presentation for Shelter Cluster meeting, Geneva, 17.11.2006


How small scale shelter actors can employ gis

How small-scale shelter actors can employ GIS

  • Identification of existing geospatial data available in relevant thematic/geographical area

  • Selection of relevant existing geospatial data for own work

  • Identification of additional data needs

  • Collection, e.g using GPS, of additional data

  • Data integration of geospatial data from point 2. and 4.

  • Map production

NRC Presentation for Shelter Cluster meeting, Geneva, 17.11.2006


Case gis tools for nrc shelter activities

Case:GIS tools for NRC shelter activities

  • Train trainers in NRC in

    • identification of existing geospatial data relevant for NRC’s shelter activities

    • collection of other geospatial data and use of GIS/GPS systems

    • incorporation of GPS data in a GIS software

    • map production

NRC Presentation for Shelter Cluster meeting, Geneva, 17.11.2006


Expected outcomes

Expected outcomes

  • GIS tools established for NRC’s field operations that is

    • adapted to existing geospatial data from main actors

    • inexpensive

    • user friendly

  • Trained NRC staff use actively GPS and GIS in their daily operations in the field

NRC Presentation for Shelter Cluster meeting, Geneva, 17.11.2006


Gis gps utility for nrc

GIS/GPS utility for NRC

Free-GIS Utility

GeoSpatialData

Instructions

Free-GPS Utility

NRC Presentation for Shelter Cluster meeting, Geneva, 17.11.2006


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