description

iati-activities/iati-activity/location/description

This is the reference page for the XML element description. See also the relevant overview page: Geography

Definition

A description that qualifies the location, not the activity.

Rules

This element must occur no more than once (within each parent element).

Example Usage

Example usage of description within a location of an iati-activity.:

  <location ref="AF-KAN">
   <location-reach code="1" />	  
   <location-id vocabulary="G1" code="1453782" />
   <name>
	<narrative>Location name</narrative>
   </name>
   <description>
	<narrative>Location description</narrative>
   </description>
   <activity-description>
	<narrative>A description that qualifies the activity taking place at the location</narrative>
   </activity-description>
   <administrative vocabulary="G1" level="1" code="1453782" />
   <point srsName="http://www.opengis.net/def/crs/EPSG/0/4326">
    <pos>31.616944 65.716944</pos>
   </point>
   <exactness code="1"/>
   <location-class code="2"/>
   <feature-designation code="ADMF"/>
  </location>

Changelog

2.01

Freetext is no longer allowed with this element. It should now be declared with the new child narrative element.

1.04

The documentation in the schema has changed from “A human-readable description of the location (not the activity).”

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