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Information associated with geographic areas as data sets

Make information associated with geographic areas available as a data downloads.

 

In the data sets, links to pages on state.gov could be included in the row for unformatted information on a subject (e.g. general country information).

 

 

Examples:

 

Trafficking in persons:

 

http://www.state.gov/g/tip/rls/tiprpt/2009/124799.htm

 

 

Travel Warnings:

 

http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html

 

 

Travel Alerts:

 

http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/pa/pa_1766.html

 

 

Free software such as StatPlanet can then be used to create visualizations of the data:

 

http://www.sacmeq.org/statplanet/

 

http://opensourcegis.org/

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