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#3314 Knysna, Western Cape, South Africa - Wildfires Recovery

Wildfires have devastated the Western and Southern Cape provinces of South Africa. Nine people have been killed and thousands were left homeless. The disaster has been described as the worst fire the area has experienced on record.

10,000 people were evacuated and over a thousand fire fighters worked to halt the fires. At one point the fire line stretched for 100km.

Created by bgirardot - Updated - Priority: high

#3231 Missing Maps: Cambodia Malaria Elimination 3

  • Author: HOT and DigitalGlobe
  • Requesting Org: Clinton Health Access Initiative
  • Map Feature: Buildings Only

This project is to trace buildings in this region of Cambodia. This project is easy for beginning mappers using the iD editor. Your mapping contribution will help prevent the suffering and loss of life the disease malaria causes.

Created by russdeffner - Updated - Priority: high

#2768 Northern Borno Mapping for Reach Every Settlement (RES) & Reach Inaccessible Children (RIC) Campaign

The aim of this project is to map in details the road network and the residential areas for this region for the Reach Every Settlement (RES) and Reach Inaccessible Children (RIC) initiatives which is an integral part of the Emergency Outbreak response for Polio in Nigeria.

Created by Oluwaseun Egbinola - Updated - Priority: high

#3330 Kolti Mapping - Bajura (Kathmandu Living Labs)

Bajura is a remote district in Western Nepal. Kolti is a local admin area in Bajura. Western Nepal is prone to earthquake and this is an attempt to prepare the map of Kolti to remain prepared.

Created by Nirab Pudasaini - Updated - Priority: medium

#3327 Malaria Health Map - Kedougou, Senegal

Mapping the regional capital of Kedougou, Senegal for use by the health system in planning malaria prevention interventions.

Created by Matt McLaughlin - Updated - Priority: medium

#3326 Yobe Emergency Response to support Health Intervention

eHealth Africa is providing data-driven solutions to support health intervention thereby ensuring the underserved communities are reached in Nigeria.

Created by Oluwaseun Egbinola - Updated - Priority: medium

#3323 Missing Maps: Belize- Saving Lives in the Caribbean

Red Cross and partners, including national and community response teams, will be trained on the tools to collect and use the data and maps to contribute to better informed and more holistic decision-making for disaster management.

The Missing Maps project aims to map the most vulnerable places in the world (affected by humanitarian crises: disease epidemics, conflict, natural disasters, poverty, environmental crises). Building on HOT's disaster preparedness projects, the Missing Maps tasks facilitate pre-emptive mapping of priority countries to better facilitate disaster response, medical activities and resource allocation when crises occur.

Created by schmeltzer - Updated - Priority: medium

#3316 Missing Maps: Mali Malaria Elimination 37

  • Author: HOT and USAID GeoCenter
  • Requesting Organization: Abt Associates
  • Map Feature: Buildings Only

This project is to trace buildings in this district of Mali. Please use the DigitalGlobe Premium imagery source. Your mapping contribution will help prevent the suffering and loss of life the disease malaria causes.

Created by russdeffner - Updated - Priority: medium

#3313 Tanzania Development Trust: Muzye, Muhunga and Bugaga wards community mapping project

  • Author: HOT
  • Requesting Organization: Tanzania Development Trust
  • Priority: Medium

Muzye, Muhunga and Bugaga wards in western Tanzania have a high incidence of extreme poverty. Local officials and NGOs on the ground need better road and residential area data to facilitate their outreach work. We need to complete this map by the end of July before the community mappers funded by HOT start mapping their villages.

Created by JanetChapman - Updated - Priority: medium

#3308 Landslides and Flood mapping in Katsura River, Asakura City(Jul 7)|Fukuoka-Oita Heavy rain and flood 2017 Jul

  • Author: CrisisMappers JAPAN

  • Map Feature: Roads

  • Map Feature: Buildings
  • Map Feature: Flood
  • Map Feature: Landslide

Please trace some features in disaster affected area.

Created by MAPconcierge - Updated - Priority: medium
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About the Tasking Manager

OSM Tasking Manager is a mapping tool designed and built for the Humanitarian OSM Team collaborative mapping. The purpose of the tool is to divide up a mapping job into smaller tasks that can be completed rapidly. It shows which areas need to be mapped and which areas need the mapping validated.

This approach facilitates the distribution of tasks to the various mappers in a context of emergency. It also permits control of the progress and the homogeneity of the work done (e.g. elements to cover, specific tags to use, etc.).


New to Mapping?

Just jump over to OpenStreetMap, create an account, and then visit the LearnOSM tutorials on the Tasking Manager and the iD editor. Alternatively check out the MapGive website which also provides information on the Tasking Manager and mapping. Once you have read up on how to map, come back here to help map for people on the ground!


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