Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Google and U.N. Put Refugees on the Map - New York Times

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Internet search giant Google Inc. unveiled a new feature Tuesday for its popular mapping programs that shines a spotlight on the movement of refugees around the world.

The maps will aid humanitarian operations as well as help inform the public about the millions who have fled their homes because of violence or hardship, according to the office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, which is working with Google on the project.

Google and U.N. Put Refugees on the Map - New York Times

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