[HOT] request for mapping buildings in Malawi flood plan with focus on two areas

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 13:57:22 UTC 2015

HOT task 847 does not seem to have any tiles covering Phalombe, Mulanje,
Zomba or Blantyre.

Is there another HOT task perhaps?


Cheerio John

On 2 February 2015 at 23:16, Information Manager Shelter Cluster Malawi <
im.malawi at sheltercluster.org> wrote:

> All,
> We are currently working on providing shelter to people affected by the
> floods in January. We are still badly in need of an overall damage
> assessment, because a big part of the area is inaccessible. We have
> currently pretty ok building data for the lower shire (Nsanje and Chikwhawa
> districts), both due to mapping of the department of surveys, and the HOT
> OSM task for that area. Current priorities therefore are the districts of
> Phalombe, Mulanje, Zomba and Blantyre City (in order of priority). And
> especially those buildings that are within the flood plane.
> Please see here a map of the flood plane, to prioritize the effort. It is
> a rough map, but at least it will show you what areas to focus on.
> http://geonode.wfp.org/layers/geonode:moz_mwi_dfo_floodextent_20150126
> There is already a task for this on OSM.
> http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/847#
> As soon as we have the buildings in these areas properly mapped, we will
> overlay them with new flood plane layers and count the number of buildings
> inundated. As we are still in the emergency phase, an upscaling of effort
> would be really welcome.
> Thank you for those helping out,
> Maarten
> --
> Maarten van der Veen
> Shelter Cluster Support - Information manager
> Malawi Floods 2015
> Malawi Red Cross Society, Lilongwe
> E: im.malawi at sheltercluster.org
> M: +265 997 314 918
> Skype: maartenvanderveen
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