Darfur Atrocity Awareness Mesh

A year after Camp Darfur in Second Life, there’s a new initiative aimed at educating people on the continuing tragedy in the Sudan

The new initiative, called “Crisis in Darfur,” enables Google Earth users to visualize the details in the region, including the destruction of villages and the location of displaced persons in refugee camps. (Interactive: See how the new technology works)Elliot Schrage, Google’s vice president of global communications and public affairs, joined museum director Sara J. Bloomfield to make the official announcement about the new feature.

“At Google, we believe technology can be a catalyst for education and action,” Schrage said. ” ‘Crisis in Darfur’ will enable Google Earth users to visualize and learn about the destruction in Darfur as never before and join the museum’s efforts in responding to this continuing international catastrophe.”

Google Earth maps out Darfur atrocities – CNN.com

We need all the awareness we can get.

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