#1121 - Missing Maps: Doro Refugee Camp, South Sudan (Archived)

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This project was archived.

  • Author: HOT
  • Requesting organization: Missing Maps

Large numbers of people have fled violence in Blue Nile State and many thousands have ended up in Doro Refugee Camp. Maps will help NGOs working in the camps improve surveillance for diseases of outbreak potential. By mapping down to the detail of camp structures, medical and logistics teams can estimate population sizes and provide optimum water, sanitation and health services.

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). Unlike HOT's disaster response activations, the Missing Maps tasks facilitate pre-emptive mapping of priority countries to better facilitate disaster response, medical activities and resource allocation when crises occur.

For more information on the Missing Maps, see Missing Maps Project wiki page

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

Created by pedrito1414 - Updated - Priority: low


Entities to Map
major camp roads, buildings, shelters
Changeset Comment
#hotosm-project-1121 #MissingMaps #SouthSudan #MapGive Source=WorldView-3, 27 Dec 2014; DigitalGlobe, NextView
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Please trace all buildings and tents in the area. Also, map roads and smaller paths for as far as you can follow them (see below for useful tags and resources).


  • All buildings and shelters to be tagged as building=building (iD editor) or building=yes (JOSM).
  • All major roads within the camp to marked as highway=unclassified (i.e. roads that join different parts of the camp, rather than tracks leading to groups of shelters)

For general road tagging information in South Sudan, see Highway Tag Africa & Map Features for more info on other feature tags.

Imagery Details

Please use the NextView imagery provided.

This imagery is from Digital Globe's WorldView-3 satellite taken on Dec 27, 2014. The image is orthorectified for terrain corrected geographic precision. Additionally, the images have been contrast stretched using a custom stretch and processed into a Tiled Map Service (TMS) for performance.

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