[HOT] Bolivian Floods was ( contact)

Jonas Shorn shornjonas at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 7 10:49:26 UTC 2014

Hi all,

for task job 419 (Trinidad, Beni) there seems to be an off-set with the
current satellite imagery when digitizing in iD.

Are there any gps data to use for alignment or other solutions?

Thanks much,


2014-02-06 Ariel Nunez <ingenieroariel at gmail.com>:

> Hello all,
> Since October last year, Bolivia has been hit with heavy flooding. 42.000
> families are estimated to have been affected and 40 people have lost their
> lives.
> Based on the request from Fernando Molina, who represents
> GeoBolivia/Vicepresidency and with information from Capitán Carlos Mariaca
> from the Viceministry of Defense (SINAGER/Defensa Civil) we used Pierre
> Béland's help to set up the following tasks:
> http://tasks.hotosm.org/job/419  (Trinidad, Beni)
> http://tasks.hotosm.org/job/417  (Chapare, Cochabamba)
> http://tasks.hotosm.org/job/418  (Ixiamas, La Paz)
> The idea is to get help with tracing buildings, waterways and roads. Any
> help will be greatly appreciated and used by the relevant authorities
> responding to the event. We will now extend the call for action to the
> relevant spanish speaking OSM mailing list and try to organice mapping
> parties for local volunteers.
> Thanks in advance,
> Ariel Núñez
> GFDRR Labs
> Global Facility For Disaster Reduction and Recovery
> The World Bank
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