[HOT] Cat-5 Hurricane Patricia heading to Mexican Pacific Coast

Rodolfo Wilhelmy rwilhelmy at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 08:00:36 UTC 2015


Right! we'll meet there.

The geo community is organizing a mapathon during the summit:
http://ogpsummit2015.sched.org/event/cdfe292b41e2464e64fd058ddeb1bbbe and
many other events.

I'm sure this will raise awareness at the OGP.


On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 2:49 AM Heather Leson <heatherleson at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hey quite a few of the mappers and allies are at the OGP in Mexico City.
> Perhaps they will hack the system and collaborate
>
> http://ogpsummit.org/
>
>
> Heather
> On 23 Oct 2015 10:26, "Robert Banick" <rbanick at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Rodolfo,
>>
>> Importing said critcial infrastructure data could be a useful preparatory
>> step. That way any subsequent HOT activations would build off of existing
>> data instead of wasting time recreating it.
>>
>> In particular, securing clear permission to import missing critical
>> infrastructure data according to OSM’s ODBL license would be helpful. A lot
>> of imports stall because of a lack of clear licensing permissions; rarely
>> are responsible bodies able to process these requests in the midst of
>> disasters, when the approving supervisors are incredibly busy with response
>> tasks.
>>
>> Best,
>> Robert
>>
>>>> Sent from Mailbox <https://www.dropbox.com/mailbox>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 12:34 PM, Rodolfo Wilhelmy <rwilhelmy at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> Greetings from Mexico
>>>
>>> As some of you might already know, a Category-5 Hurricane has formed in
>>> the Pacific Coast and it's heading to the western mexican coast. Official
>>> sources estimate that it will hit the coast by tomorrow (friday) afternoon
>>> (GMT-0500).
>>>
>>> Let's hope this doesn't escalate.
>>>
>>> How should the OSM community in Mexico prepare for this? As of now, we
>>> are collecting official data sources of critical infrastructure, some of it
>>> not present in OSM yet.
>>>
>>> Any recommendations before this event happens?
>>> Is there something we could prepare beforehand a possible humanitarian
>>> activation?
>>>
>>> Best,
>>>
>>> *References*
>>> http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/graphics_ep5.shtml?5-daynl#contents
>>>
>>> http://www.google.org/publicalerts/alert?aid=f416f754eb3bdc2&source=pa&hl=es&gl=419
>>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Patricia
>>>
>>> *Image*:
>>>
>>> http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/storm_graphics/EP20/refresh/EP2015W5_NL_sm2+gif/053225W5_NL_sm.gif
>>>
>>>
>>
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