Crowdsourcing Crisis Information: Tracking the Eastern Congo Conflict / Democratic Republic of Congo
NOVEMBER 11, 2008
Via GlobalVoices , information about the ongoing crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where some 1 million people have fled the province of North Kivu. This site uses " crowdsourcing " , to try to collect reports via email and SMS. Allowing anyone to submit crisis information through text messaging using a mobile phone, email or web form.