Facebook Is Teaming Up With Relief Organizations to Create Disaster Maps Following Natural Disasters

The social network worked with the organizations to learn what types of data would be most helpful following natural disasters

Facebook announced Wednesday that it teamed up with UNICEF, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the World Food Programme and other organizations to create disaster maps that use aggregated, deidentified Facebook data when natural disasters strike.

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