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Current #HurricaneMatthew Validation Project
Experienced Validators Only Please
- Author: HOT
- Requesting organization: Red Cross
- Priority: Urgent
Hurricane Matthew a category 4 hurricane caused catastrophic damage to western Haiti. Over 2 feet of rain fell, causing flooding, damaging homes and washing away infrastructure. According to reports thousands of families are displaced including destroying almost 50,000 homes. Bridges and roads have been affected including critical links for relief efforts. The government has estimated at least 350,000 people need some kind of assistance after the disaster.
This data will be used for a detailed damage assessment, relief planning, and for future cholera prevention efforts.
Created by dkunce - Updated - Priority: medium
- Entities to Map
- buildings only
- Changeset Comment
- #hotosm-project-2224 #hurricaneMatthew #haiti #missingmaps When saving your work, please leave the default comment but add what you actually mapped, for example "added buildings and a residential road".
Please start by mapping the priority areas (shaded red)
NOTE: Buildings only project
Project Specific Notes
- Please use the "Split" link after you click the "Start Mapping" button if the task square is too large to finish in a comfortable time. (After 2 "Split"s the link will have a line through it and is not available)
- Use the provided Digital Globe imagery and then Bing and Mapbox in that order to use the best imagery available.
Some buildings are already mapped for much of this area. Please tag all buildings as:
Building Features=Buildingin iD
Please SQUARE (shortcut key = 'S' in iD editor & 'Q' in JOSM) the corners of square/rectangular buildings OR ROUND OFF/CIRCLE (shortcut key = 'O' in iD editor & 'shift-O' in JOSM) any round huts.