[HOT] Interim Report: Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Damage Assessment

Mark Cupitt markcupitt at gmail.com
Fri Feb 14 01:57:31 UTC 2014


I would be happy to contribute. We have done a lot of research and actually
have an App (very early stages) as a WIP.

What is the best way to contribute that would be meaningful.


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On Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 1:35 AM, Banick, Robert
<Robert.Banick at redcross.org>wrote:

>   @ Pierre and Mikel
>  I concur with everything Dale says and want to add that if these
> comments can be packaged in a concise form -- bullets or short paragraphs --
> they'll be easier to absorb into the final report. There's been some great
> feedback off this list as well as on it and I want to make sure that input
> goes in here.
>  Pierre, I appreciate your concern about the lack of attention given to
> HOT and the OSM community as a whole in this report. Obviously we are on
> this listserv and are HOT Members, so we care quite a lot about these
> things. However, this report was more about results than agency.
>  If you would like to take the lead on writing a *short* description of
> HOT and its role (1 sentence, maybe 2) that can be worked into the
> introductory remarks and submitting it as a pull request, that can be
> accommodated right away. I too am eager to see that HOT receives the credit
> it deserves here. I think there's also scope to mention HOT as a likely
> partner for some of the process improvements described in the
> recommendations section.
>  @Mark
>  It seems there's quite a lot of chatter about this lately. I think it
> would be good to have a broader discussion on this proposed app and start
> documenting requirements, perhaps in the next Technical Working Group
> meeting? Having some concrete working documents would help us cohere as a
> community and put forward proposals for funding.
>   *Robert Banick* | Field GIS Coordinator | International Services | Ì American
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