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Ushahidi API

Ushahidi is a non-profit technology company specializing in developing free and open source software for information collection, visualization, and interactive mapping. Originally developed to map reports of violence in Kenya after the post-election fallout in early 2008, the organization now has teams of volunteer developers in Africa, Europe, South America, and the U.S.

The Ushahidi platform allows you to use create, visualize, and share stories on an interactive map. With the Ushahidi API, you can retrieve reports, categories, locations, comments, countries, and custom forms. The platform’s REST API requests are submitted trough HTTP GET or HTTP Post. The API supports both XML and JSON output formats.

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Ushahidi: Highlights

Data visualization and interactive mapping service
Data Formats
API home
https://wiki.ushahidi.com/display/WIKI/Ushahi ... 

Ushahidi: Specifications


Client Install Required

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Developer Key Required
Account Required
Commercial Licensing
Non-Commercial Lic.
Data Licensing
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Program Fees
Certification Program
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Authentication Model
SSL Support
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