[HOT] Canaan Haiti Mapping

Frederic Moine frmoine at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 23:46:28 UTC 2015

Thanks for that,

I will be more free to give some input end of next week,

All the best FredM

On 10.03.2015 21:28, Dale Kunce wrote:
> Fred,
> Thanks for the update on your work and for your offer for more 
> mapathons. These will be needed for sure as we intensify our efforts 
> in Canaan.
> The Red Cross is very committed to ensuring strong connections with 
> the community. That part of the project is being handled by other 
> Haitian and American Red Cross folks based in Port-au-Prince. We do 
> want to engage the local mappers and are working to get some materials 
> translated to better work involve the local OSM community.
> Any further advice or guidance you or anyone else has from OSM-Haiti 
> is extremely welcome. We will begin out field mapping work later this 
> spring and will have very large community volunteer presence.
> Thanks
> Dale
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 3:21 PM FredM <frmoine at gmail.com 
> <mailto:frmoine at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hello Dale, very good initiative to have a massive use of Mapillary.
>     For OSM Haiti side, We just finished processing of the drones images (
>     February 2015 including infrared). We still have a lot of cleaning
>     to do,
>     because we want to extract the land cover and height of the building.
>     Concerning Canaan:
>     This is an informal area it has been built without the help of NGOs.
>     This is a complex organization and it is important to be careful
>     and involve
>     as much as possible the people not only the leader ( what we can
>     do on our
>     side is to organize  mapping ,party/participatory gis, training,
>     if by any
>     chance somebody has some budget,…)
>     OSM haiti made some training in 2014 for  the red cross in Cap
>     Haitien,
>     Mappng party in Cannan :
>      OSM Haiti has done some work with communities (16 meeting) to
>     identify
>     blocks over onaville / Canaan. It is important to be able to
>     support the
>     process and let the community organizing and thing about the use
>     of this
>     space with of course local authority.
>     Remote mapping: Let's see if we can organize a mapping party in
>     Paris, to
>     support your initiative.
>     We will need to use the same image or reference, to be sure we
>     have the same
>     spatial reference during digitizing.
>     All the best FredM
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