[HOT] Help editing administrative divisions in Lubumbashi

Rafael Avila Coya ravilacoya at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 17:37:37 UTC 2015

Hi Pete:

You can count with me for this task. I've been working in the import and
integration of admin boundaries in several countries for the last 2
years or so.



On 11/09/15 14:49, Pete Masters wrote:
> Hi Hotties,
> I am hoping that some of you can help us with a task in the next week or
> so...
> We are (so) close to finishing the mapping of Lubumbashi in DRCongo [1
> <http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/-11.6655/27.4786>]! It has been a
> real collaborative effort with HOT (Claire Halleux and Jorieke Vyncke),
> MSF (Ivan Gayton) and OSM (Lubumbashi and Kinshasa chapters) pitching in
> on the field data side [2
> <http://hotosm.org/updates/2014-04-01_a_week_in_lubumbashi_drc>] and
> hundreds of people contributing remotely and at mapathons.
> We just need to get the admin divisions in now. This is fairly technical
> so you'll need JOSM experience, but Claire, myself and Robert Scott have
> put together the following wiki page to walk people through it [3
> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Missing_Maps_Lubumbashi_Congo_admin_division_mapping_Aug15#What_to_do>].
> If you have any questions on this, please feel free to reply and if you
> want to improve the wiki page, please go ahead.
> To give you an idea of why this is important, MSF and the British Red
> Cross are collaborating on a tool to help medics in Lubumbashi
> understand the spread (and potential sources) of the frequent cholera
> outbreaks the people that live there experience. This is an open source
> tool being developed by Simon Johnson [4
> <http://simonbjohnson.github.io/>] at BRC and we are hoping to implement
> it in November. However, Simon needs the geometry of the city to finish
> the visualisations. If we can make this work, so that it has positive
> impact on how we respond to cholera, it can be repurposed for many other
> places and disease outbreaks...
> Your help would be much appreciated!
> Thanks,
> Pete
> [1] http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/-11.6655/27.4786
> [2] http://hotosm.org/updates/2014-04-01_a_week_in_lubumbashi_drc
> [3]
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Missing_Maps_Lubumbashi_Congo_admin_division_mapping_Aug15#What_to_do
> [4] http://simonbjohnson.github.io/
> -- 
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