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

Severin Menard severin.menard at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 01:01:55 UTC 2015


Hi,

Do you have a layer showing the flood extents for Phalombe, Mulanje, Zomba
and Blantyre? I can create new TM jobs as soon as I have them.

Sincerely,

Severin

On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 3:18 PM, Maarten van der Veen <
im.malawi at sheltercluster.org> wrote:

> There are people already mapping the camps. Mapaction has done most of
> that. We are mainly concerned with the residential buildings, to count the
> number of houses damaged.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Maarten
>
> On February 3, 2015 4:17:05 PM CAT, Justin Temwani Ng'ambi <
> justinngambi200 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> The Job on Tasking Manager for Phalombe and Zomba is yet to be
>> created. I hope Severin will help us on the same. I can assist in
>> locating the camps, We have some data for the rescue camps (for
>> Phalombe and Zomba).
>>
>> On 2/3/15, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>  HOT task 847 does not seem to have any tiles covering Phalombe, Mulanje,
>>>  Zomba or Blantyre.
>>>
>>>  Is there another HOT task perhaps?
>>>
>>>  Thanks
>>>
>>>  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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