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#1198 Coquimbo (Chile) - after earthquake

Mapping of Coquimbo (Chile) after the earthquake of 15th September

Project Details

  • Requesting organization: OSM-Chile
  • Priority: Urgent
  • Imagery: Bing

Objects to trace

  • Roads, paths, buildings, residential areas

This project is good for mappers of all skill levels

Created by wille - Updated - Priority: low

#1195 Peace Corps Senegal - Kedougou

The Peace Corps program in Senegal is requesting assistance in creating a base map for the city of Kedougou. The map data will be used by the local health system to track incidence of malaria and to improve services for people living with HIV in the city. More detailed basemap data -- roads and buildings -- is needed.

Created by CourtneyMClark - Updated - Priority: low

#1181 Peace Corps - The Gambia

This task is reserved for Peace Corps The Gambia Invitees and their friends and family. The Peace Corps Health and Agriculture programs in The Gambia are working with local host community members to build better basemaps for use in public health and agricultural geospatial data analysis.

Created by CourtneyMClark - Updated - Priority: low

#1160 Training

Please do not work on this task unless you are part of the South African Red Cross Society training. Thank you.

Created by danbjoseph - Updated - Priority: low

#1159 Cusco - MapGive Field Project

Project for use by participants in the MapGive Field Project in Cusco, Peru. Please do not edit unless you are part of the Project in Cusco.

Created by mikelmaron - Updated - Priority: low

#1157 Philippines: Silvinos Lobos

Project for ICRC - Please only map as part of ICRC Mapping Party

  • Author: International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Requesting organization: International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Priority: Defer Mapping Until Monday Aug. 17th
  • Entities to map: buildings, roads, settlements, waterways, plantations, orchards

The 5,000 residents of Silvinos Lobos and the 13,000 people located in the surrounding areas live in difficult conditions of underdevelopment and marginalization due to the lack of most essential services. This mapping project will help the process of improving the area's water system.

Created by bgirardot - Updated - Priority: low

#1129 Missing Maps: Leyte, Philippines

The Philippine Red Cross, with partners including the American Red Cross, continues Typhoon Haiyan recovery operations in Leyte. They will use the more accurate and complete data of these areas in the management and monitoring of their programs. The Philippines is regularly subject to natural disasters such as typhoons and earthquakes, and the data will also support preparedness initiatives and future disaster responses.

Through the MapGive project, the Humanitarian Information Unit (HIU) of the U.S. Department of State is providing the OpenStreetMap community access to updated satellite imagery services to help assist with humanitarian mapping.

Created by danbjoseph - Updated - Priority: low

#1128 Peace Corps Mozambique -- Mocuba

The Peace Corps Education program in Mozambique is requesting assistance creating a basemap of Mocuba. The map will be used as the base for Field Paper activities within a youth map literacy and mapmaking program. The map will also be used by community members to identify geographic areas of interest for community development and aid efforts. More detailed basemap data (roads, villages, streets) is needed to assist the program.

Created by Choquette33 - Updated - Priority: low

#1117 Peace Corps Benin - Peonga

The Peace Corps Rural Community Health program in Benin is requesting assistance inventorying buildings and roads. A more detailed basemap is needed for use in testing, treating and tracking cases of malaria in children under five years of age. The map data will be used by the local health structure to display malaria trends in this highly vulnerable population. This project is being conducted under the scope of Peace Corps' innovative PECADOM+/ProACT pilot.

Created by Choquette33 - Updated - Priority: low

#1099 Peace Corps Botswana - Francistown

The Peace Corps Public Health program in Botswana is requesting assistance to inventory buildings and roads for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs. Francistown is the second largest city in Botswana and suffers one of the highest rates of HIV in Botswana due to the fact that it is a stopover for many travelers, both domestic and foreign. It can be difficult to reach the entirety of Francistown's population -- over 100,000 -- with HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention programs. With the help of OpenStreetMap, the District AIDS Office along with the District Health Management Team, plans to map the entirety of Francistown. Upon completion of the map these organizations will be able to better analyze areas with high rates of HIV/AIDS. The Health Management team also plans to use OSM and geospatial data to improve operations of its tuberculosis and sexually transmitted infection clinics.

Created by Choquette33 - Updated - Priority: low
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