For MapAction's online map catalogue: Click here.
Mapping of humanitarian emergencies is also published online on the following websites:
Reuters Alertnet http://www.alertnet.org/
MapAction Field Guide to Humanitarian Mapping - Hi Res. A comprehesive (160 pages) manual to selecting and using free and open source GIS and other software for humanitarian operations. 2nd Edition, August 2011. 13.0MB download.
MapAction Field Guide to Humanitarian Mapping - Lo Res. A comprehesive (160 pages) manual to selecting and using free and open source GIS and other software for humanitarian operations. 2nd Edition, August 2011. 4.2MB download.
MapAction Capabilities for Operations - A 3-page guide to MapAction's capabilities for disaster response support. It includes a short description of MapAction's operating model, and key partner agencies. Revised, January 20120.3MB download.
Evaluation of MapAction Haiti mission - A full case study report by an independent evaluator of MapAction's deployment to the Haiti hurricane disaster in September 2008. 0.3MB download.
GPS for Emergencies v1 - A short (4 page) guide, published by MapAction, for humanitarian professionals in the field. It covers how to set up your GPS, advice on how to use it and how to record coordinates and related information from assessment missions. Also includes a GPS data collection form. 0.5MB download.
Ten days in the life - A three-page article that appeared in Geomatics World (July/August 2008) describing a MapAction volunteer's emergency mission to Bolivia, a typical MapAction deployment. 0.3MB download.
Google Earth and its Potential in the Humanitarian Sector - A MapAction briefing paper on the potential applications of Google Earth operationally and in advocacy. Intended for agencies and NGOs considering using Google Earth software on its own or in conjunction with other GIS. 1.0MB download.
MapAction Missions in Google Earth - A Google Earth KMZ showing the deployment history of MapAction since 2003. This KMZ now contains video for which you need to be connected to the internet to view it. Depending on your connnection speed there may be a short delay before the video is downloaded.
Data Model White Paper - September 2010 - A white on humanitarian spatial data models for sudden-onset disasters and an outline of MapAction's new data management framework.