#2728 - Zambia - Peace Corps Public Health Program

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This mapping project is to understand the layout of the community and assist in the upcoming mass distribution of mosquito nets in Zambia. This would also serve as a resource in visually understanding contributing factors to outbreaks of diarrheal diseases and high malaria cases. Once created, this map will serve as a basemap for the region and aid the Peace Corps Public Health program in Zambia.

Created by geocruizer - Updated - Priority: medium

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When saving your work, please leave the default comment but add what you actually mapped, for example "added buildings and a residential road".

This task focuses on creating a complete transportation network (roads), along with mapping all buildings in Zambia.

Buildings: Please label all buildings as general buildings. Square the corners of all buildings by pressing “S” on your keyboard after labeling the building.

Roads: “The road conditions in Africa do not always correspond to their economic and social role. A road typology should be based on the road importance and not on the surface or the visual appearance of the road”. --Highway Tag Africa, OpenStreetMap Wiki

It can be hard to know the economic and social role of a road, but we can guess that a road is important to trace if it connects other roads, clusters of buildings, or towns and villages. Please use the tags below, taken from the OpenStreetMap Wiki:

Tertiary Road: The roads interconnecting villages and the major streets in towns of some importance.

Residential Road: The roads in residential areas except for major streets that interconnect with various roads (i.e. primary, secondary, tertiary).

Unclassified Road: The roads serving for interconnection of smaller villages and hamlets.

Track: The small roads going outside the residential areas, mainly for agricultural and forestry purposes. In general these roads do not have a connecting function with other roads.

For more information, please visit: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Highway_Tag_Africa.

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