[HOT] URGENT Experimented contributors needed : Locate IDP Camps and detect housing damages in remote areas

William Morris wboykinm at geosprocket.com
Sat May 2 02:29:14 UTC 2015

I've had some success on 1024 using the "verified" damage reports provided
by Tomnod. Here's a GPX for overlay use if anyone else wants to give it a


My first impression is that it's a mixed bag. One point led me to some
pretty clear damage, but two others were farther away from settlements than
any offset would seem to account for. I'd be interested to hear if others
find it useful.

- Bill

On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 11:32 AM Pierre BĂ©land <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> wrote:

> Good news!
> After 7 days of waiting due to bad weather conditions, we received today
> various images from DigitalGlobe and CNES/Astrium. In tthese difficult
> conditions, all the imagery providers and UNOSAT are coordinating to
> provide images. This was possible today! Thanks to all for your continous
> efforts.
> Nirab Pudasaini from Kathmandu Living Labs is working with me to define a
> serie of jobs to respond quiclky to this emergency. These people did not
> have any relief over the last week with bad weather and roads lanslides.
> See Job http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/1024
> regard
> Pierre
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