Humanitarian Data Exchange


The Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX) is an open-source platform for sharing data in crisis and humanitarian contexts.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX) is an open repository where data can be uploaded and shared between organizations. It was designed to provide support in decision making in the context of humanitarian crises.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

HDX was designed and implemented by OCHA. In 2020, it had contributions from 279 organizations.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Free (Open-source)

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 10: Reduced inequalities

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Anyone working in the humanitarian sector and population affected by humanitarian crisis

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