[HOT] OSM response to Libya - Request from IOM: "We are looking for someone would could help with mapping the below area (Niger border) and flagging a number of points"

Jean-Guilhem Cailton jgc at arkemie.com
Sat Mar 5 18:56:49 GMT 2011


Going to work on entering this in OSM. (Let me know if you've already
gotten started).

Jean-Guilhem


Le 05/03/2011 18:20, nicolas chavent a écrit :
> Below, details of the request from IOM: "We are looking for someone
> would could help with mapping the below area (Niger border) and
> flagging a number of points"
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *QUESADA Patrice* <pquesada at iom.int <mailto:pquesada at iom.int>>
> Date: Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 6:16 PM
> Subject: RE: OSM response to Libya
> To: Kate Chapman <k8chapman at gmail.com <mailto:k8chapman at gmail.com>>,
> Jean-Guilhem Cailton <jgc at arkemie.com <mailto:jgc at arkemie.com>>,
> asmith at mapaction.org <mailto:asmith at mapaction.org>,
> helenwood99 at googlemail.com <mailto:helenwood99 at googlemail.com>, MOINE
> Frederic <fmoine at iom.int <mailto:fmoine at iom.int>>,
> jdouch at mapaction.org <mailto:jdouch at mapaction.org>, Katie Filbert
> <filbertk at gmail.com <mailto:filbertk at gmail.com>>, nwoof at mapaction.org
> <mailto:nwoof at mapaction.org>, fmoine at hotmail.fr
> <mailto:fmoine at hotmail.fr>, LELOUP Gael <GLeloup at iom.int
> <mailto:GLeloup at iom.int>>, nmcwilliam at mapaction.org
> <mailto:nmcwilliam at mapaction.org>, nicolas chavent
> <nicolas.chavent at gmail.com <mailto:nicolas.chavent at gmail.com>>
> Cc: NUNES Nuno <nnunes at iom.int <mailto:nnunes at iom.int>>, SOURI Vijaya
> <VSouri at iom.int <mailto:VSouri at iom.int>>, CALADO Fernando
> <fcalado at iom.int <mailto:fcalado at iom.int>>
>
>
> Dear GIS colleagues, 
>  
> We are looking for someone would could help with mapping the below
> area (Niger border) and flagging a number of points.
> That would be very helpful - preferably for tomorrow...
>  
> Please let us know who could assist IOM by helping with ad hoc requests.
> We are also looking at hiring some for a short term who could be
> immediately available and preferably already in GVA (to be confirmed
> as it depends on how much mapping needs we have).  
>  
> Best,
>  
> Patrice
>  
>
> Points to Mark in Libya:
>
>  
>
> ·                                 Sabha or Sepha Latitude / Longitude
> 25 00 17 00 E with also a plane symbol for Sabha international airport..
>
>  
>
> ·                                 Tomou (??) Aproximate spelling
> (perhaps Laurence could provide more information)
>
>  
>
> Points to Mark in Niger
>
>  
>
> ·                                 Madama/Niger: 21° 56' 48" North, 13°
> 38' 40" East
>
>  
>
> ·                                 Dirkou/Niger: 19°2′N 12°54′E /
> 19.033°N 12.9°E / 19.033; 12.9
> <http://toolserver.org/%7Egeohack/geohack.php?pagename=Dirkou&params=19_2_N_12_54_E_type:city_region:NE>Coordinates
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geographic_coordinate_system>: [show
> location on an interactive map] 19°2′N 12°54′E / 19.033°N 12.9°E /
> 19.033; 12.9
> <http://toolserver.org/%7Egeohack/geohack.php?pagename=Dirkou&params=19_2_N_12_54_E_type:city_region:NE>
>
>
>  
>
> Please also include a symbol to represent the IOM transit and
> reception centre
>
>  
>
> ·                                 Agadez/Niger: 16°58′0″N 7°59′0″E
> <http://toolserver.org/%7Egeohack/geohack.php?pagename=Agadez&params=16_58_0_N_7_59_0_E_type:city%2888569%29_region:NE>
>
>
>  
>
> ·                                 Niamey, Niger: Latitude: 14° 0' 0 N,
> Longitude: 1° 43' 0 E
>
>  
>
>  
>
> Legend:
>
>  
>
> Sabha: brief info on city
>
>  
>
> Sabha international airport: Airport closed since late February making
> road travel only option out of Southern Libyan
>
>  
>
> Madama: Niger Libyan Border (Military Controlled zone)
>
>  
>
>  
>
> Dirkou
>
> IOM Reception & Transit Centre
>
> Dirkou landing strip (military): No commercial air access to/from
> Dirkou (for internal info: Charters and cargos access are possible
> should the situate warrant. ICAO has technical specification of the
> landing strip)).
>
>  
>
> In terms of additional information, may also be useful to indicate
> that overland transportation by truck along this Trans-Saharan trade
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trans-Saharan_trade> route is estimated
> at 200-300 KM per day depending on the quality of the mode of transport.
>
>  
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