Mapswipe is a platform that lets anyone view satellite imagery of conflict zones and mark where they see houses and settlements

Doctors Without Borders needs as much help as it can get. The renowned humanitarian organization provides millions of people in need access to necessary healthcare. It is known for its valiant efforts in assisting marginalized people trapped in dangerous conflict areas worldwide. One of the many difficulties that the organization faces is getting access to unmapped crisis areas. As a result, it created an app called Mapswipe. Mapswipe lets anyone search satellite images and mark locations if there are any settlements, rivers, houses, etc.

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