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Crowdmapping Ukraine's Snow Volunteers

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Ukraine, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Disaster, Humanitarian Response

Watcher.com.ua reports [1] [uk] that Kyiv-based netizens have set up an online volunteer coordination map [2] [uk, ru] and a website [3] [uk, ru] to offer help to those affected by the unprecedented snowfall in Ukraine's capital [see this GV text [4]]. The map indicates the location of volunteers who can offer hot drinks and a place to warm up, or help dig the car out of the snow. The map also indicates locations where help is needed.