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Here's why we need to democratize access to technology

During the 2022 floods in Pakistan, the Floodlight crowdsourcing initiative used technology to map areas where the displaced population could access help. Image: REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

Angela Oduor Lungati

Executive Director, Ushahidi

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In the recent Pakistani floods, Code for Pakistan launched Floodlight, a crowdsourcing initiative for collecting flood-related data
In the recent Pakistani floods, Code for Pakistan launched Floodlight, a crowdsourcing initiative for collecting flood-related data Image: Floodlight

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