European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (EU ECHO)

From 2015 to 2019, ECHO supported us to carry out a programme of work with some of our partners designed to help improve humanitarian decision-making.

We did this by helping organisations to use maps and spatial analysis to present large quantities of complex data in simple, meaningful ways. This enables them to spot and address geographic vulnerabilities and improve communication around complex situations.

We also helped our partners build their own capacity to use geographic information systems (GIS) and access and publish their data. We worked with teams to help them understand which data sets they needed, how to source and store them and how to visualise, publish and use them to maximum effect when needed.

Take a look at the story map below to find out what we achieved during the programme (or click here to view it in full screen.)