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News — 16 June, 2011

Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe

On May 28th members of the OpenStreetMap community met with employees of the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance ("Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe" or BBK) for an workshop in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany.

The main goal of this event, taking place at the Academy for Crisis Management Emergency Planning and Civil Protection ("Akademie für Krisenmanagement, Notfallplanung und Zivilschutz" or AKNZ), was to inform active contributors of the OpenStreetMap community and employees of AKNZ and BBK about OpenStreetMap and crisis mapping.

Read more about the presentations and practical workshops which took place with the full write up on (in German) or the english translation.