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Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group

ARLG Team Member Helps Coordinate Philippines Relief Effort Event

Seven Days features Bill Morris in the article "Vermonters Help the Philippines Relief Effort with Digital Map Making" by Tyler Machado

ARLG team member and PhD student Bill Morris helped coordinate a volunteer event in Burlington to help with the Philippines relief efforts in a unique way.  According to the Seven Days article, the goal of the event was to "use the wisdom of the crowd to rapidly generate maps of previously uncharted areas so relief workers [could] reach Filipinos affected by the typhoon more quickly and effectively."  Read more about the event and Bill's role here.

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