11 November 2007

UNJLC deployed a reports officer and GIS officer in support of the Logistics Cluster during the response to severe flooding in Northern Uganda in October 2007.  The GIS officer employed the UNJLC-developed UN Spatial Data Infrastructure for Transportation (UNSDI-T) to structure the collection and display of information about road conditions, road damage, and bridge damage.  The UNSDI-T proved to be a quick and effective method of editing, storing and displaying this information.  Corrections were made to the road network using GPS data and assessments collected by humanitarians working in the area and at the end of the operation, this improved data was handed back over to the UN... READ MORE