Food Crisis: Who gets affected

MAP OF FOOD SPIKES EFFECTS AROUND THE WORLD
So there is a looming food health crisis? Who will get affected. Food crisis around the world have been known to cause political uncertainty, instability, inflation and civil unrest

Oxfam has made an interactive map showing the food spikes volatility points around the world which get the worst out of any food crisis

Check out the the food volatility points and  what else you can do to help the situation at Oxfam
Source: Oxfam America

http://www.oxfamamerica.org/press/articles/food-price-spikes

Renice Obure, Research Intern, Vertices, gis@vertices.org

Unilever Goes GIS

MAP  OF THE UNILEVER ALERTS AS OF 09/26/2012

Lifebuoy a product of the Unilever company meant to provide clean hands and bodies has teamed up with healthmap to provide even more! Healthy people! In this interactive map Lifebuoy employs GIS to offer real time alerts and information on the current outbreaks around the globe, the exact location and the severity. Unilever goes the extra mile of providing  hands-on prevention tips.  And the website design is a plus, it has the consumer in mind! This is gold for globe trotters!

For more on this interactive map and real time alerts click here

Want to know more about healthmap click here

Visit healthmap projects for other interesting collaborations employing GIS technology

Source: Lifebuoy Healthmap

Renice Obure, Research Intern, Vertices, gis@vertices.org