[HOT] Typhoon Hagupit / Ruby Activation
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Fri Dec 5 05:46:17 UTC 2014
In response to the activation, Schadow1 Expeditions will start it's daily
update of its OSM-based Garmin GPS map generation starting tomorrow
December 6, 2014, to catch up with the mapping updates provided by the
advocates; and for use of humanitarian missions on the field. This will
continue as until relief operations has been concluded.
Keep on adding data.
GPS assisted map can be downloaded on site
for Schadow1 Expeditions
a Filipino must not be a stranger to his own motherland.
On Dec 5, 2014 12:22 PM, "Pierre Béland" <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> Mark already informed you about the pre-disaster mapping for the typhoon
> Hagupit / Ruby. Re-evaluating the situation, we have decided to officially
> announce that HOT activates to support the Philippines government and the
> international organizations that deploy to help the people of this region.
> Mark Cupitt and Manin Sambale from the Philippines are the coordinators.
> They are assisted by Pierre Béland and Andrew Buck from north-america. This
> will assures a continuous coordination for this Activation. As usual, we
> have the support from highly engaged contributors from Europe and America.
> We started yesterday a skype coordination room with OCHA, Red Cross / Red
> Crescent and various DHNetwork partners. The typhoon is predicted to land
> in about 26 hours just north of Tacloban. This city was hardlly hit by the
> typhoon Haiyan a year ago and many people are still leaving in tents a year
> after this disaster.
> At this point the exact trajectory and landing point is still incertain
> and we want to do pre-mapping rapidly. The landing is actually predicted
> on Samar island. This area was not intensively mapped for Haiyan since we
> did not have high-res imagery for the area.
> The HIU unit of the US State department is processing imagery and we
> should add new task manager jobs soon.
> Activation Wiki page at
> Humanitarian OSM Team/Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) - OpenStreetMap Wiki
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