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Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Esri Donating Software Licenses to URISA GISCorps Volunteers

Esri will donate personal-use licenses of its ArcGIS software for each GISCorps volunteer who takes a GIS Service Pledge to volunteer for a good cause. GISCorps is a program of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) and has been providing a range of mapping and disaster response services for more than 14 years

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

GISCorps Rallies Hurricane Harvey Response

The impacts of Hurricane Harvey are being felt far and wide. As the rain continued to fall, and flood waters rose, an army of citizen-rescuers answered the call. And as governments encouraged citizens to help one another, the non-profit organization made up of mapping experts also answered the call. GISCorps, a program of the Urban

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

22 URISA’s GISCorps Volunteers Respond to the Call for Typhoon Pam

Des Plaines, IL, March 25, 2015 — Twenty-two GISCorps volunteers responded to the call for Typhoon Pam, which devastated the island nation of Vanuatu on March 13, 2015. 

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

URISA’s GISCorps Launches Milestone 100th Mission

URISA’s GISCorps is pleased to announce its milestone 100th mission. Since GISCorps was founded in 2003, 362 GISCorps volunteers have been deployed to 100 projects in 46 countries. They have collectively contributed over 11,500 hours to these projects. The deployed volunteers come from 35 countries.