[HOT] recording damage

Sam Vekemans acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 10:10:58 BST 2010

if someone wants to simply make a list of the commonly used tags for
an emergency use situation, just put it in a spreadsheed form, and it
can be incorporated into the overall tagging schematroll system im
working on.


On 9/23/10, Schuyler Erle <schuyler at nocat.net> wrote:
> My best suggestion would be to start a Humanitarian Features page on the OSM
> wiki that copies the format of the Map Features page. I'd then collect as
> much of the existing discussion as you're willing to devote time to doing,
> and put it all on that page. In point of fact, I think this would be a
> tremendous service to HOT (unless anyone else feels otherwise and wants to
> pipe up).
> Sean, are you volunteering? :-D
> On Sep 20, 2010, at 1:22 PM, Sean Horgan wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> It looks like the push to define Humanitarian OSM tags in the wiki stopped
>> in February but from scouring the web, it looks like the HOT is very
>> active (http://hot.openstreetmap.org/weblog).
>> Where is the right place to review the current damage/disaster-related
>> tags?
>> --
>> Sean
>> On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 08:59, Sean Horgan <seanhorgan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've been in Galveston Texas for the last week and I've been trying to add
>> some POIs as I've ventured around the island.  One thing I've run into is
>> that some of facilities are either permanently destroyed or temporarily
>> out-of-use due to storm damage from Hurricane Ike in 2008.  Little to no
>> tagging of this damage exists.
>> I've searched around trying to find some precedent for damage-related tags
>> and found the following, all related to Haiti:
>> http://www.mail-archive.com/talk@openstreetmap.org/msg26308.html -
>> discussion on the talk mailing list
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Team/Haiti_Strategy_And_Proposal
>> - Haiti proposal
>> http://tagstat.hypercube.telascience.org/search.php?query=damage -
>> tagstats on damage
>> What are the best forums to both understand current practice as well as
>> discuss tagging of damaged features, i.e. storms, earthquakes, riots,
>> conflicts, etc?
>> Thanks.
>> Sean
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