It took us a while, but finally our paper
about the Crisis Map of the Czech Republic got published (see abstract below). If you are interested in full paper, let me know, I will send you a private copy.
What is the paper about can be also found in this video.
Pánek, J., Marek, L., Pászto, V. and Valůch, J. (2016), The Crisis Map of the Czech Republic: the nationwide deployment of an Ushahidi application for disasters. Disasters. doi:10.1111/disa.12221
Crisis mapping is a legitimate component of both crisis informatics and disaster risk management. It has become an effective tool for humanitarian workers, especially after the earthquake in Haiti in 2010. Ushahidi is among the many mapping platforms on offer in the growing field of crisis mapping, and involves the application of crowdsourcing to create online and interactive maps of areas in turmoil. This paper presents the Crisis Map of the Czech Republic, which is the first such instrument to be deployed nationwide in Central Europe. It describes the methodologies used in the preparatory work phase and details some practices identified during the creation and actual employment of the map. In addition, the paper assesses its structure and technological architecture, as well as its potential possible development in the future. Lastly, it evaluates the utilisation of the Crisis Map during the floods in the Czech Republic in 2013.