Resource Description

ReliefWeb is "is the world’s leading on-line gateway to information (documents and maps) on humanitarian emergencies and disasters." This site, administered by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), provides free downloads from a map collection that is updated daily from over 2,000 sources. Users can track natural disasters and emergencies in any country of the world in their database, which contains nearly 300,000 maps and documents dating back to 1981.