[HOT] Mapping task for seismic risk assessment

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 16:48:12 UTC 2015

Can some one double check the imagery, many buildings appear to be already
mapped but are displaced from the imagery.  Perhaps some one could do a
bulk move of the existing buildings?


Thanks John

On 6 October 2015 at 12:20, Joshua Campbell <jcampbell.geo at gmail.com> wrote:

> All,
> Just wanted to announce the creation of a new mapping task in the Kyrgyz
> Republic focused on seismic risk assessment (
> http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/1235). The project is funded by the
> Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, managed by World Bank
> and implemented by ARUP (and partners) and includes seismic risk modeling
> to better understand and manage earthquake risks.
> The unique element to this task is that the resulting OSM data will be
> directly integrated into a seismic risk model which will be used by the
> Kyrgyz Republic Government for decision making on risk reduction and
> preparedness. Additionally the OSM building data will be assessed on the
> ground and combined with a unique "streetview" type of imagery data. We
> hope that some of you can help out with the building mapping for this task,
> and help us test the methodological advancement of using OSM data for risk
> assessment.
> Regards,
> Josh
> ------------------
> Joshua S Campbell PhD
> Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist
> Innovation Lab
> World Bank GFDRR
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