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#1965 Missing Maps: Quảng Ngãi, Vietnam

  • Author: Missing Maps
  • Requesting organization: American Red Cross
  • Priority: Low

The American Red Cross is partnering with the Vietnam Red Cross to increase the resilience and capacities of 24 disaster prone communes in Quang Nam and Quang Ngai provinces. The project will see to address the particular needs and capacities of vulnerable groups, including women, children, disabled people, the elderly, and those who reside in the most disaster-prone areas.

Created by Giblet - Updated - Priority: low

#1962 HFH Nepal Panchkaal Building Mapping, Wards 1-5

A task to organize the mapping of Panchkaal VDC in Nuwakot District by Habitat for Humanity Nepal volunteers. The resulting data will be used in OpenMapKit software for ground surveying purposes.

Created by Rbanick - Updated - Priority: low

#1961

Projet de Numerisation a distance de l'Ile de Goree

Created by Lamine Ndiaye - Updated - Priority: low

#1960 HFH Nepal Salme Building Mapping

A task to organize the mapping of Salme VDC in Nuwakot District by Habitat for Humanity Nepal volunteers. The resulting data will be used in OpenMapKit software for ground surveying purposes.

Created by Rbanick - Updated - Priority: low

#1959

Created by Dibloni Innocent - Updated - Priority: low

#1932 Missing Maps: Masisi territory, North Kivu, DRC (settlements part 2)

  • Author: Missing Maps / HOT
  • Requesting organization: MSF
  • Priority: Low

MSF teams, in collaboration with the Congolese Ministry of Health, provide care for thousands of people in Masisi General Hospital and other health centres in the area, including the provision of HIV care. MSF also organises mobile clinics, which respond to the needs of people affected by violence, insecurity and poor access to healthcare, some of whom have have been forced to flee their homes.

Mapping this area will help MSF to identify vulnerable populations, plan and manage medical interventions and provide better care for those displaced by violence.

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.

Satellite imagery for this project is kindly provided by Digital Globe through their +Vivid service.

Created by pedrito1414 - Updated - Priority: low

#1924 M7,8 Earthquake in Ecuador, Bahía de Caráquez - Post-event imagery

PILOT PROJECT: Only for experienced JOSM mappers (post event damage assessement)

An earthquake of magnitude 7.8 hit the coastal region of Ecuador on April, 16th at 23:58 UTC. This major event was followed by several posterior quakes (http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map). The tasks consists on drawing roads, towns, villages, for coordinating help efforts from government institutions and civil society initiatives of rescue. Infrastructure has been damaged and the main access roads are blocked, leaving coastal towns disconnected from rescue efforts.

More information in http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/ES:2016_Ecuador_earthquake

Created by Humberto_Yances - Updated - Priority: low

#1910 Missing Maps : Bunia, RDC

  • Author: Missing Maps
  • Requesting Organization: MSF
  • Priority: Low

Médecins Sans Frontière is working in Bunia, RDC, a fast growing city (capital of the province) on preventing cholera crises and security issues. In order to help them make the best decisions possible, having the most accurate overview of everything related to roads and buildings in these areas would be an invaluable asset.

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 Violaine_Do - Updated - Priority: low

#1901 Missing Maps: Saba Ward, Binga, Zimbabwe

  • Author: Missing Maps
  • Requesting Org: American and Zimbabwe Red Cross
  • Priority: Medium

Please follow instructions regarding mapping roads in this task.

Annual flooding and recurring drought have devastating impacts on communities in Southern Africa. In the Zambezi River basin, seasonal weather patterns often result in crop failure, shelter damage, livestock death, soil erosion and increased water and sanitation issues. Since late 2011, the American Red Cross has been working with communities in Binga district, Zimbabwe to identify and mitigate common hazards, as well as implement small-scale resilience projects such as latrine construction to improve household hygiene and building fuel-efficient cookstoves to reduce environmental degradation. At the same time, the American Red Cross is strengthening the capacity of the Zimbabwe Red Cross through trainings and community contingency planning support.

Created by Giblet - Updated - Priority: low

#1900 Missing Maps: Map South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (Project 19: Roads and residential areas)

  • Author: Missing Maps
  • Priority: Medium

The Democratic Republic of Congo is a priority country for the Missing Maps project. South Kivu is a province of DRC that, for decades, has faced unceasing humanitarian crises. With constantly changing conflicts, seasonal disease epidemics and a population in constant flux, MSF and other NGOs have permanent presences here.

There is no freely available mapping data available for the province, aside from that which has been already generously contributed by the HOT community in response to very specific crises. The Missing Maps has launched the Map South Kivu project to map the entire province, both remotely and through local community mapping. See here for a video introduction to mapping South Kivu.

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 pedrito1414 - Updated - Priority: low
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