Name The Humanitarian Data Exchange
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Description The Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX) is an open platform for sharing data, launched in July 2014. The goal of HDX is to make humanitarian data easy to find and use for analysis. The HDX repository, where data providers can upload their raw data spreadsheets for others to find and use. HDX analytics, a database of high-value data that can be compared across countries and crises, with tools for analysis and visualisation. Standards to help share humanitarian data through the use of a consensus Humanitarian Exchange Language.
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Lead Institution The Humanitarian Data Exchange
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Type Platform
Potential for reuse High
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Plug & Play Partly
Outputs compatible with indicators from Official Statistics Partly
Status Beta
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Statistical Institute
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  • Science & Technology
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  • Real Time Data
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  • Visual Analytics
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    Data Management
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    Open Data
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    Created On 2014-04-12
    Updated On 2014-04-12
    Status Published