Projects


#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

#649 DRC Ebola 2014, Boende Moke and surroundings, mapping with WorldView-1 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-1 imagery dated 14 May 2011.

Created by clairedelune - Updated - Priority: high

#648 DRC Ebola 2014, Bokoto and surroundings, mapping with WorldView-1 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-1 imagery dated 2 February 2012.

Created by clairedelune - Updated - Priority: high

#647 Ebola Outbreak, Paynesville centre, Monrovia, Buildings

  • Author: HOT
  • Requesting organization:: MSF
  • Priority: High
Created by PierZen - Updated - Priority: high

#641 Ebola Outbreak, Gardnersville-New Georgia-Banersville, Monrovia, Buildings

  • Author: HOT
  • Requesting organization:: MSF
  • 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 trace buildings for the neighborhoods of Gardnersville, Georgia, and New Barnesville in the city of Monrovia.

Created by AndrewBuck - Updated - Priority: high

#624 Ebola Outbreak, Eastern counties, 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

#606 Central African Republic. Refugees in Cameroon, Garoua-Boulaï - Meidougou

  • 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.

Created by sev_hotosm - Updated - Priority: high

#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: high

#584 Central African Republic, Bossangoa - update and damage assessment

  • Author: HOT, MapGive
  • Requesting organization: none (part of the HOT Activation)
  • Context: UN Emergency Crisis Level 3 (max)
  • Priority: Medium

This job aims at updating the map of Bossangoa and identifying the damaged buildings due to repeated violences. It relies on a GeoEye-1- DigitalGloble - NextView imagery over Bossangoa, dated April 6, 2014.

The imagery is provided by the Humanitarian Information Unit as part of the MapGive Project.

It is strongly recommended to use JOSM and the offset_db plugin to deal with the existing imagery offset (see instructions).

Created by sev_hotosm - Updated - Priority: high

#570 Ivory Coast : Flooding 2014, Abidjan

Abidjan, Ivory Coast, is subject to heavy rain for almost a week. Flooding in several areas of the capital are recorded. This youtube video shows the importance of water flow. Local OSM community is trying to report affected locations in this collaborative umap link for mapping.

This task is part of a series of tasks to be created to cover all flooded areas to map them on OpenStreetMap.

Created by ndongpotter - Updated - Priority: high
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