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Using Maps to Prepare in Uganda | Global Disaster Preparedness Center

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The use of mapping technology can enhance preparedness activities by helping Red Cross national societies and other partners visualize hazards and risk factors.

In the towns of Lira and Gulu, Uganda, where the majority of residents live in thatched-roof huts, fire is a common hazard. Here digital maps are being used to help prepare for future fire emergencies by pinpointing most at-risk areas. 

url: http://preparecenter.org/content/using-maps-prepare-uganda

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