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The Humanitarian Data Exchange

The Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX) is an open platform to make humanitarian data easy to find and use for analysis. It is They define humanitarian data as: 1) data about the context in which a humanitarian crisis is occurring (e.g., baseline/development data, damage assessments, geospatial data); 2) data about the people affected by the crisis and their needs; and 3) data about the response by organisations and people seeking to help those who need assistance. Managed by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (, the beta site provides access to over 2000 datasets.


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