[HOT] [CrisisMappers] Please help map Egypt
nicolas.chavent at gmail.com
Sun Jan 30 14:59:12 GMT 2011
Thanks for your email that for some reason I am just discovering now.
I approached Spot in case we identify areas where Bing and Yahoo can be
completed, we will have to furnish them AOI-
Shall we start with setting up a crisis page on the OSM_WikiProject_Egypt?
On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 1:13 AM, Katie Filbert <> wrote:
> The situation is still early in Egypt but escalating rapidly. There's
> already an instance of Ushahidi (http://25jan.crowdmap.com/) by the Arabic
> Network for Human Rights Information.
> For OpenStreetMap, with the new Bing imagery, there are many places in
> Egypt that are poorly mapped but now have excellent imagery. Cairo is quite
> good but can always be improved. Alexandria has many areas that need
> Smaller but significant cities that are poorly mapped but have great
> imagery, in the Sinai / Suez region:
> * Suez
> * Port Said
> * Ismaiyla
> In southern Egypt (upper Egypt):
> * Aswan
> * Luxor
> * Minya
> * Asyut
> * Sohag
> In the Nile Delta region:
> * Tanta
> * Damanhur
> * Desouk
> * Kafr el-Sheikh
> * Alexandria
> Just to name a few ...
> I know we have wonderful OSM mappers in Egypt who have done a marvelous job
> with mapping Cairo. Please help and improve OSM coverage, especially in
> these smaller but still significant cities and around Egypt.
> Katie Filbert
> filbertk at gmail.com
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