Release of Maps of Puntland region in northeastern Somalia using Global Map
Tropical cyclone which hit Puntland region in northeastern Somalia caused a great deal of damage to Puntland and its vicinity. In relation to this cyclone, Global Map of Puntland and its vicinity is released.
The maps using Global Map Data show the track of the cyclone and the storm area.
2.Use of this map
3.Global Mapping Project
The Global Map data development is underway steered by the International Steering Committee for Global Mapping (ISCGM). The Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI) serves as the ISCGM Secretariat which takes a central role of the project management. The GSI also provides developing countries with necessary technologies.
The details of the project are shown at the following website.
- ISCGM: http://www.iscgm.org/