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Hackathon Data Resources

Name Link Twitter Chat
The Humanitarian Data Exchange @humdata
Global Healthsites Mapping Project and API @sharehealthdata Gitter
ProMED-mail @ProMED_mail Data Cut:
GECHO data and guides @gecholabs
Earth Observation data from archives all over the world @geosec2025

Relevant Data Repositories (from

Name Description Link
CDC National Center for Health Statistics Public use data files
CDC WONDER data retrieval system Public health data
CDC: GIS Data Links Public Health Resources, GIS Data, Social Determinants of Health Resources, and Environmental Health Data Resources
Census Bureau Census data U.S. Government data, tools, and resources
Food and Agriculture Organization UN food security data
Food and Nutrition Information Center Agricttural Data
GeoCommons 150,000 data sets from public and open government website and sources.
Harvard: GIS Data Links University’s catalog and repository for geospatial data
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation Population health, determinants, and health system performance HealthData for Argentina
NASA Earthdata Earth Observation Data
National Map Geological topographic information
National Weather Service Weather, water, and climate data
Natural Earth Free global vector and raster map data at 1:10m, 1:50m, and 1:110m scales
Ordnance Survey Free digital maps of Great Britain
Public Health Partners: Health Data Links Collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations and health sciences libraries
SEDAC Columbia University Socioeconomic Data
Texas A&M Libraries: GIS Data Links General data sources
UNEP Global environmental data
USAID Demographic and Health Surveys Demographic and health data for 90 countries from over 300 surveys
USDA Geospatial Data Gateway Natural resources conservation data
USGS Earth Explorer USGS visual data finder
World Bank Data Free and open access to global development data
World Bank Data Catalog Development data
WWF Conservation Science Data and Tools
The Water Point Data Exchange The Water Point Data Exchange (WPDx) is the global platform for sharing water point data.
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