July 19, 2013, 6:39 p.m.
Community Support
We've just set up help.mapstory.org to enable community-based technical assistance. If you've got any problem on MapStory please report it there. And if you're an experienced MapStoryTeller we'd love your help assisting others on the help site.


There are many kinds of crises.  Sometimes, crises are wholly humanitarian
events.  More often, they are complex events that involve the interplay of the
natural hazards, the built environment, socio-cultural dynamics, and fragile
ecosystems that evolve over time.  Crises, and how their sources and effects
are arrayed geographically, change over time.  And, it is critical to understand if
we are to achieve ample situational awareness for crisis prediction, response,
and recovery. MapStory offers this space for all kinds of StoryLayers and
MapStories, both historical and present-day, related to the crises that shape our


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