[HOT] Urgent Request - Nepal Earthquake - What data can be shared on the maps?

Arun Ganesh arun.planemad at gmail.com
Sat May 2 12:35:38 UTC 2015

Hey Felix,
The simplest failsafe tool that comes to mind that use the map data we have
put together is fieldpapers: http://fieldpapers.org

You can basically generate A4 sized pdfs of maps for an area of interest.
Field workers can use this to navigate on the ground, and also collect
additional information on the paper including corrections.

These prints can later be scanned and used as a reference by mappers online
to update the map data back on openstreetmap
<http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=10/28.0029/84.6263> which will become
available to all other map users..

On Sat, May 2, 2015 at 5:28 PM, Felix Fiedler <ffitc15 at yahoo.de> wrote:

> Hi there!
> First of all, great job you're doing with your project!
> I could not find the information about what the HOT-Map is capable and
> time is short for us.
> I'm here in Pokhara and close to a very busy NGO which got lots of
> information about state of help in villages, roads open or not, contact
> information to villages etc.
> Whilst we where trying to find options to share this information to other
> organisations aswell for people out in the field, we found the HOT project.
> - So if anyone could be so kind and tell me if this project is an option
> for our purposes.
> - Do you know other tools that might be interesting for us, for "output"
> aswell for gathering information in an easy way from the individuals beeing
> in the field or coming back from there.
> Thanks a lot for you help!
> Felix
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 Arun Ganesh
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