[HOT] Fwd: [DHNetwork] A small note on how the DHN members are having an impact in response to Ebola

Heather Leson heatherleson at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 08:35:02 UTC 2015


Hello!  We received this note about the impact of OSM for the Ebola
response. (See below)

Hats off to all of you (including those not on this list)

Best,

Heather

Heather Leson
heatherleson at gmail.com
Twitter: HeatherLeson
Blog: textontechs.com

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Heather Leson <heatherleson at gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 11:33 AM
Subject: Re: [DHNetwork] A small note on how the DHN members are having an
impact in response to Ebola
To: "DHNetwork at googlegroups.com" <DHNetwork at googlegroups.com>
Cc: Kristina Mackinnon <mackinnonk at un.org>, Roxanne Moore <
roxanne.f.moore at gmail.com>


Andrej, thank you to you and all the DHN allies. I will share this with the
wider HOT community.

They really have been so inspiring.

Best

heather

Heather Leson
heatherleson at gmail.com
Twitter: HeatherLeson
Blog: textontechs.com

On Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 11:30 AM, Andrej Verity <verity at un.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I got an email from an UNMEER Information Management Officer who is
> wrapping up his time in West Africa.  He sent an email to several OCHA IMOs
> at the HQ level who have been supporting him to let us know he was moving
> on. But, what I noticed was his kind words for DHN.....and take a look at
> the OSM example he mentioned!
>
> Also is highly remarkable  the support received by thousands of Digital
> Volunteers,  thru the Digital Humanitarian Network. As an example of the
> use of this, I provided training to the ambulances drivers who transport
> EVD probable cases,  on using OpenStreetMap in smartphones for navigation
> purposes.
>
> Cheers,
> Andrej
>
>
> -----------------
> Andrej Verity
> Programme Officer (Information Management)
> Field Information Services (FIS)
> United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
>
> Mobile: +41-79-444-5046        Email: verity at un.org
> Skype:  andrejverity                LinkedIn: andrejverity
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>
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