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What is Ushahidi?

Ushahidi is an open source web application for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping. It helps you to collect info from: SMS, Twitter, RSS feeds, Email. It helps you to process that information, categorize it, geo-locate it and publish it on a map.

Required reading: Code of Conduct.

We love having you here. To ensure everyone has a good experience, we ask everyone that interacts with our community and staff to read our code of conduct.
If you are not a developer, or just don't want to set it up yourself, you can start a hosted deployment here.
If you want to install and host the Ushahidi Platform yourself, check out one of our Setup Guides
If you are a developer and want to install and customise the code, read through the Development & Code and Front-End Development sections:

A note for grassroots organizations

If you are starting a deployment for a grassroots organization, you can apply for a free social-impact responder account here after verifying that you meet the criteria.

Getting Involved

Check out how you can get involved and contribute to our work:
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