[HOT] Let us finish the old featured job in the Tasking Manager!
markcupitt at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 15:16:14 UTC 2014
Hi Severin,Great, lets see what happens .. Cheers Mark
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On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 11:10 PM, Severin Menard <severin.menard at gmail.com>
> Hi Mark,
> I contacted someone I know from WFP so that he can tell me who whould be
> the good persons for this. I introduce you as soon as I get an answer.
> I agree, this is the kind of forgotten crisis. But at least we did
> something, we are the only Virtual Technical Community that did I think.
> On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 3:48 AM, Mark Cupitt <markcupitt at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Severin, I think that we have mapped enough of the area so far where
>> it could be of value. If you could kindly introduce me to any stakeholders
>> who could put it to use or add input as to additional needs I am happy to
>> coordinate with them
>> Tharparker has been receiving some slow steady mapping in between the
>> other efforts, if anyone has time to contribute and help us close it out
>> all efforts would be greatly appreciated.
>> Kind Regards
>> Mark Cupitt
>> Mark Cupitt
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>> On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 11:38 PM, Severin Menard <
>> severin.menard at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> We have a few jobs stuck in the Tasking Manager featured jobs lis
>>> <http://tasks.hotosm.org/>t, for quite a long time. Some were actually
>>> achieved even if their completion rate was not 100% and have been
>>> unfeatured. I let the people in contact with the Bosnian OSM community to
>>> state about the job on top of the list.
>>> Remain a few that wold deserve to be achieved. From up to down:
>>> *Tharparkar Drought in Sindh, Pakistan (Glide: DR-2014-000035
>>> This job is going forward slowly but surely thanks to Mark and other
>>> This is clearly one silent crisis with very few media coverage and
>>> actually a low humanitarian response, as mentioned last month
>>> by OCHA. The authorities <http://pdma.gos.pk/new/> response is
>>> apparently criticized
>>> One active local organization seems to be Jaggarta
>>> <http://www.jaggarta.org/> (see their report
>>> <http://reliefweb.int/report/pakistan/tharparkar-drought-2014>), we
>>> could approach them. Also, recently Australia gave funds to WFP
>>> <http://reliefweb.int/report/pakistan/australia-donates-27-million-wfp-help-build-resilience-sindh> that
>>> is a stakeholder that used to use OSM and we can contact to fit their needs
>>> (if needed, I can introduce you, Mark)
>>> *South Sudan, Nimule and Juba-Shambe areas*
>>> The political situation my be calmer but the rainy season worsened the
>>> food insecurity. This job can be finished quickly and then we can map Juba,
>>> the capital city, with a recent imagery provided by HIU, as soon as we will
>>> have inform the offsets with the offset db, following the experience made a
>>> few months ago in Malakal with GISCorps (getting back on this soon).
>>> *Goma, DRC*
>>> Goma is important to be mapped for preparedness regarding the instable
>>> situation in this region. Here a slow but impressive work led by Andrew is
>>> ongoing and not far to be achieved.
>>> *Central African Republic, Kembé*
>>> Still a major political crisis, we continue our systematic mapping of
>>> the country, prioritizing the places with humanitarian actions or concerns.
>>> Kembé is actually a old job that I featured again as the MapBox imagery
>>> allows to complete the cloudy areas on Bing. But seems being on the bottom
>>> of the list is not a good place for a job to be finished. :)
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