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#3497 Missing Maps: Malaria mapping for Angola - Calueque

The MENTOR Initiative as part of an Elimination 8 consortium is working to build a footprint map in Southern Angola to aid upcoming malaria field work later in 2017. This work is part of a final push undertaken in partnership with the National malaria control programmes in Namibia and southern Angola to end malaria. Your contribution is critical. By mapping buildings, roads, homes, water bodies and key landmarks, you will help to improve operational efficiencies for this malaria program, allowing for better targeting of limited resources, and accelerating progress on the path to malaria elimination. MENTOR, in conjunction with its partners, works towards reducing deaths and suffering from tropical diseases in many locations around the world.

Created by Katelyn Woolheater - Updated - Priority: medium

#3477 Coastal Jiba HZ, Ituri, DRC

Task for the participants to the September 2nd mapathon in Kinshasa

Created by clairedelune - Updated - Priority: medium

#3458 Tanzania Development Trust: Kahororo Community Mapping Project

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

Kahororo ward in western Tanzania has a high incidence of extreme poverty, early marriage and Gender Based Violence. NGOs on the ground need better road and residential area data to facilitate their outreach work.

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 JanetChapman - Updated - Priority: medium

#3453 Arua District Part 1

Author: Missing Maps / HOT Uganda Requesting organization: HOT Uganda Priority: Medium * Imagery: Digital Globe

An escalation of violence in South Sudan since July 2016 has lead to a large population movement into the north of neighboring Uganda. An estimated rate of between 2,000 and 3,000 displaced persons cross the border into Uganda each day. In a rapidly developing situation such as this, it is vital that accurate and up-to-date mapping information is available to allow the ERU to respond more effectively and efficiently.

Created by kiggudde - Updated - Priority: medium

#3442 Missing Maps: Malaria mapping for Angola - Santa Clara

The MENTOR Initiative as part of an Elimination 8 consortium is working to build a footprint map in Southern Angola to aid upcoming malaria field work later in 2017. This work is part of a final push undertaken in partnership with the National malaria control programmes in Namibia and southern Angola to end malaria. Your contribution is critical. By mapping buildings, roads, homes, water bodies and key landmarks, you will help to improve operational efficiencies for this malaria program, allowing for better targeting of limited resources, and accelerating progress on the path to malaria elimination. MENTOR, in conjunction with its partners, works towards reducing deaths and suffering from tropical diseases in many locations around the world.

Created by Katelyn Woolheater - Updated - Priority: medium

#3440 Mapping Flood Affected Community in Bangladesh (Hatiya&Companigan)

Floodings, due to heavy rainfall is causing severe lost of lives and damages in Bangladesh. Mapping these areas is necessary to organize the operations to rescue and support people.

Created by koos krijnders - Updated - Priority: medium

#3439 Mapping Flood Affected Community in Bangladesh (Kajla and Kamalpur district) - additional data

Floodings, due to heavy rainfall is causing severe lost of lives and damages in Bangladesh. Mapping these areas is necessary to organize the operations to rescue and support people. This task is made because in task 3429 - same area - contributors marked the task as ready and not as 'stopped the task".

Created by koos krijnders - Updated - Priority: medium

#3430 Tanzania Development Trust: Kamachumu Community Mapping Project

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

Kamachumu ward in western Tanzania has a high incidence of extreme poverty, early marriage and Gender Based Violence. NGOs on the ground need better road and residential area data to facilitate their outreach work.

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 JanetChapman - Updated - Priority: medium

#3421 Missing Maps: Kaffu Bullom, Sierra Leone

Due to heavy rains and flooding, a mudslide in the capital city of Freetown, Sierra Leone, killed over 300 people with that number expected to rise in the coming days. It is estimated that over 6,000 people have been displaced. Due to previous mapping efforts in Freetown during the Ebola crisis, the most heavily impacted areas have been thoroughly mapped. Continued rains could cause additional flooding and displacement in the coming days and weeks.

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 Giblet - Updated - Priority: medium

#3420 Missing Maps: South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (Project 26: points of interest)

This project is for experienced JOSM mappers

This is a project to coordinate the entry of the points of interest data collected on the ground in South Kivu by the Ministry of Health and MSF.

Created by Jorieke V - Updated - Priority: medium
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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.).


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