Kathmandu, 13 May – MapAction has been developing a capacity to provide interactive maps for our service users. This enables anyone to interactive with the map by switching on different layers, zooming to the extent that they are interested in. Users can also query the data, save and print button a custom map. This gives greater flexibility and adaptability for service users specific requirements.
Below are a two interactive maps that have been produced in Nepal.
Village Development Committee (VDC) Map Maker
The Village Development Committee (VDC) Map Maker provides a tool to make a reference map of a VDC with Wards.Click here for the interactive Village Development Committee (VDC) Tool.
How to use
The query panel will open which then allows you to query by District Name, District PCode, VDC Name or VDC PCode.
You can then print or save you VDC map to use offline.
Who-What-Where (3W) Village Development Committee (VDC) Map
This map shows the number of activities and agencies per cluster per VDC in the affected areas of Nepal. Click here for the 3W VDC Map.
Elevation Profile Viewer
Click here for the Nepal Earthquake Elevation Profile Viewer.
This interactive map shows the elevation for main roads in Nepal.
How to use
Select a feature (road) in the map. Select a feature in the map. show me
NOTE: the feature must be in a layer with Popups enabled.
Use the Measure tools. show me
Hover over or touch the Elevations Profile chart to display elevations and show location on map.
Data published by MapAction can be found on the Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX). All maps created by MapAction can be found on the Nepal Deployment page. Sign up for a daily digest of the maps created in the field here.