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#699 Ebola Outbreak, ETC Locations Context - Experienced Mappers Only

We have been asked to map the context surrounding the rough locations (5 km radius) of some planned or existing Ebola Treatment Centers (ETCs). This job is to map in high detail these areas of importance. We will be tracing many features for this job so please only work on it if you are an experienced mapper who knows how to tag them all.

Created by AndrewBuck - Updated - Priority: urgent

#692 Ebola Outbreak, Freetown - More Buildings

  • Author: HOT
  • Requesting organization: MSF
Created by AndrewBuck - Updated - Priority: urgent

#672 Ebola Outbreak, Port Loko, Bombali districts, road network

  • Author: HOT
  • Priority: High

Doctors Without Borders (MSF/DWB), the World Health Organization (WHO), and other humanitarian organizations are deploying for the Ebola epidemic going on there. More detailed basemap data (roads, villages, streets) is needed to assist in the response.

The purpose of this task is to make a first pass over the area and put in roads and important landuse areas.

Created by PierZen - Updated - Priority: urgent

#661 DRC Ebola 2014, Boende Moke, Boende Monene and surroundings, mapping with WorldView-2 imagery

  • Author: HOT
  • Requesting organizations: OCHA and WFP (Logistics Cluster)
  • Priority: High

Ebola outbreak has been confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo on August 24th. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is already deployed and more humanitarian staff is sent to the affected area. More detailed basemap data (roads, rivers, villages, streets and tracks) is needed to help facing logistical challenges and assist in the response.Thanks to the MapGive project, we now have access to a WorldView-2 imagery dated 8 March 2011 covering the last gap in the area + another very recent image (16 September 2014) covering Boende city and its surroundings.

(See task #658 if you prefer urban editing)

Created by clairedelune - Updated - Priority: urgent

#611 Gaza-Strip-2014

  • Contributors: OSM, HOT, CartONG
  • Requesting org.: Shelter Cluster/NRC, TDH Lausanne
  • Priority: High

Wiki link -Gaza-Strip

For coordinating future interventions and humanitarian assistances, the Middle East & Near Africa Shelter Cluster in partnership with Terre des Hommes, decided to launch the digitalization of Gaza buildings, in close relation with OpenStreetMap contributors, based on an imagery of the July 6, 2014.

Created by fmoine - Updated - Priority: urgent

#591 South Sudan Crisis, Cholera outbreak in Juba, mapping with WorldView-2 imagery

Juba, the capital city of South Sudan, has experienced rapid growth in the last few years, and following the violence since December 2013, is now facing a cholera outbreak, as shown on this overview map from UNOCHA or this more detailed map from the UN WASH cluster. This urges the need for updated foundation geographic data. Thanks to the MapGive project, we have access to a WorldView-2 imagery dated 20 February 2014, whose offsets have been corrected in this TM job.

Created by sev_hotosm - Updated - Priority: urgent

#704 Central African Republic. Refugees in Cameroon, Ngaoui

  • Author: HOT
  • Mapping for: All the humanitarian stakeholders
  • Purpose: Crisis Response
  • Priority: High

In mid 2014, almost 400,000 people from CAR left their home to flee in neighboring countries. The main refugee location is in Cameroon, as showed on this UNOCHA map. This job is made to map Ngaoui, one CAR refugees entry points in Cameroon.

Created by sev_hotosm - Updated - Priority: high

#691 Central African Republic. Refugees in Cameroon, Gbatoua

  • Author: HOT
  • Mapping for: All the humanitarian stakeholders
  • Purpose: Crisis Response
  • Priority: High

In mid 2014, almost 400,000 people from CAR left their home to flee in neighboring countries. The main refugee location is in Cameroon, as showed on this UNOCHA map. This job is made to map Gbatoua, one CAR refugees entry points in Cameroon.

Created by sev_hotosm - Updated - Priority: high

#665 Ebola Outbreak, Nimba County, Liberia, road network

  • Author: HOT
  • Priority: High

The World Health Organization (WHO), Doctors Without Borders (DWB/MSF) and other humanitarian organizations are deploying for the Ebola epidemic going on there. More detailed basemap data (roads, villages, streets) is needed to assist in the response.

The purpose of this task is to make a first pass over the area and put in roads and important landuse areas.

Created by AndrewBuck - Updated - Priority: high

#658 DRC Ebola 2014, Boende city update (Sept. 16, 2014 WorldView-2 imagery)

  • Author: HOT
  • Requesting organizations: OCHA and WFP (Logistics Cluster)
  • Priority: High

Ebola outbreak has been confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo on August 24th. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is already deployed and more humanitarian staff is sent to the affected area. More detailed basemap data (roads, rivers, villages, streets and tracks) is needed to help facing logistical challenges and assist in the response.Thanks to the MapGive project, we now have access to a WorldView-2 imagery dated 16 September 2014.

Created by clairedelune - Updated - Priority: high
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