[HOT] RDC-Congo Pre-Activation : Lac Kivu

Kate Chapman kate at maploser.com
Fri Dec 7 20:59:20 GMT 2012


Hi Pierre,

It would be good to get specific priority areas where there is not
imagery available. Please send those to me.

Thanks,

-Kate

On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 9:29 PM, Pierre Béland <infosbelas-gps at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> We are still in Pre-activation for RDC-Congo, but situation is very instable
> and may evolve rapidly. There are refugees in many areas around Lac Kivu and
> humanitarian NGOs are planning to help these people.
>
> I am in contact with a GIS specialist in Congo and we are planning more
> mapping actions.
>
> As Harry stated before,  Mapping DRC is a priority right now.  Imagery
> available is like a patchwork. I started to prepare a few Tasks for Lac Kivu
> area were Bing Imagery is available.  New imagery will be necessary for
> areas not covered with Bing imagery. Sake is also a priority but we have no
> imagery presently.
>
> Thanks for those who contributed for the Goma area. This task is now
> completed.  Humanitarian NGOs in the area are very pleased and asked us to
> pursue our efforts.
>
> I invite HOT contributors to continue mapping around the lake with the task
> 108 and other Lac Kivu tasks that should be added in the next few hours.
>
> Minova area http://tasks.hotosm.org/job/108
>
> Pierre
>
>
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