[HOT] Vanuata Islands, Pam Cyclone

Heather Leson heatherleson at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 06:26:04 UTC 2015


HI folks, I wrote this about your amazing efforts. Blake kindly reviewed it
for us.  Edits welcome.

http://hot.openstreetmap.org/updates/2015-03-16_mapping_vanuatu_islands


Heather

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

On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 6:41 AM, Heather Leson <heatherleson at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Fantastic. I know everyone is super busy. Would someone like to help on a
> blog post to highlight this work?
>
> Heather
>
>
> On Monday, March 16, 2015, Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> I want to let you know I just got done updating the Vanuatu specific data
>> exports from OSM we provide to the humanitarian organizations responding to
>> Vanuatu.
>>
>> You have more than doubled the amount of map data in OSM about this
>> nation in a little less than 24 hours!
>>
>> Congratulations!
>>
>> Once again the HOT community is rising to a challenge and it is not going
>> unnoticed by our current and future partners on the ground.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Blake
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 3/14/2015 6:20 PM, Pierre BĂ©land wrote:
>>
>>> Vanuatu Archipel (800 km long) was severely hit by the Pam Cyclone.  I
>>> started discussion with Dale about this. Not yet sure at this point if
>>> Red Cross will deploy.
>>>
>>> We start to document for the islands hit and the imagery available.
>>> I first look at the situation this morning, I saw dispersed residential
>>> areas not always connected by roads.
>>> Preliminary infos
>>> ReliefWeb as published March 12 a map of the probable path. I cannot
>>> load the pdf but we see the area that was probably hit.
>>> http://js.static.reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/
>>> resources/VUT_Cyclone_Track_Map_March12.pdf
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Pierre
>>>
>>>
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> Heather Leson
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