[HOT] HOT Activation in response to Floods in Brazil

Jean-Guilhem Cailton jgc at arkemie.com
Fri Jan 14 05:31:36 GMT 2011


For people working on this, it might be worth subscribing to both hot 
and talk-br @openstreetmap.org .

Forwarding for the time being.

Jean-Guilhem


Le 14/01/2011 01:20, Harry Wood a écrit :
> User:Britoboy  set up a page in Portuguese with some basic info, and 
> I've translated it:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/2011_Rio_de_Janeiro_Flooding
>
> We can quickly improve the quality of the map using Bing imagery here 
> in Petropolis
> http://osm.org/go/OVd1zOCI-
>
> There's missing connecting roads still, and lots of bridge tags need 
> adding where roads cross the rivers. I've done a bit just now. Looks 
> like bing imagery needs shifting to the North-east a little bit to 
> line up with some GPS tracks there
>
> Harry Wood
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *From:* nicolas chavent <nicolas.chavent at gmail.com>
> *To:* hot <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> *Sent:* Thu, 13 January, 2011 15:26:48
> *Subject:* [HOT] HOT Activation in response to Floods in Brazil
>
>
> Hi there-
>
> Part of Brazil was under serious flooding (see ReliefWeb - Brazil 
> Floods 
> <http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/dbc.nsf/doc108?OpenForm&emid=FL-2011-000002-BRA&rc=2>) 
> and might need help. Great if someone can step in, start a 
> FloodsResponse page from the WikiProject_Brazil 
> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Brazil> and get in 
> touch with the strong local Brazilian community to see how to support 
> them bes.
> I am reaching out to the humanitarian UN & NGO network for usable 
> vector and raster data in support of this crisis and will revert to 
> the wiki
>
> Nicolas
>
>
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