[HOT] [talk-ph] Typhoon Hagupit / Ruby Activation

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 06:15:28 UTC 2014

Thanks ervin.  Is it possible for you to create custom icon for
features tagged as evacuation_center=yes and evacuation_centre=yes ?
We plan to map that too.

On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 1:46 PM, Ervin Malicdem <schadow1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> http://www.s1expeditions.com/p/openstreetmaps.html
> Ervin Malicdem
> for Schadow1 Expeditions
> a Filipino must not be a stranger to his own motherland.
> http://www.s1expeditions.com
> 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
>> For Information and Contact People Involved
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>> Pierre
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