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- Author: HOT
- Requesting organization: Red Cross
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 over 15,000 people have been displaced including destroying almost 4,000 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 project focuses on the western portion of Île de La Gonâve, in the Communal Sections of Gros Mangle, Pointe a Raquette, La Source, and Grand Vide.
This data will be used for a detailed damage assessment, relief planning, and for future cholera prevention efforts.
Created by Giblet - Updated - Priority: urgent
- Entities to Map
- buildings only
- Changeset Comment
- #hotosm-project-2236 #hurricaneMatthew #haiti When saving your work, please leave the default comment but add what you actually mapped, for example "added buildings and a residential road".
Please use Digital Globe imagery included from the service above. If the imagery is unsuitable for a given task, please use Bing.
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.
Please do not delete any already existing data if you do not know what it is!