Ushahidi, as explained on their website, means “testimony” in Swahili. It is a platform that crowdsources crisis information. Allowing anyone to submit crisis information through text messaging using a mobile phone, email or web form. Ushahidi Team acted swiftly to put together haiti.ushahidi.com which attempts to Keep track of incidences that are happenning on the ground following the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on the 12th day of January 2010.
For the latest update on ushahidi’s haiti implementation please follow @ushahidi on twitter