[HOT] Request for mapping: Colombia - Venezuela border crossings / solicita HOT por crisis en frontera colombo-venezolana

Severin Menard severin.menard at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 08:56:10 UTC 2015


Hi Humberto,

Can you precise which TM job (over the border crossing) should be
prioritized?

Severin

On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 12:11 AM, hyances at gmail.com <hyances at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Hotties,
>
> Maps are very urgent at the border crossing, please help us to end
> validations to delivery it as soon as possible.
>
> Many, many thanks,
>
> Humberto Yances
>
> 2015-09-13 7:44 GMT-05:00 hyances at gmail.com <hyances at gmail.com>:
>
>> Thank you Blake, that's right.
>>
>> Hi Katja, (to give a better idea of the situation and initial purpose of
>> the map) 70% of deported people doesn't have a formal shelter for a
>> temporal stay, so they can receive proper attention by humanitarian action
>> on the field. We need to find this buildings like schools, hospitals or
>> churches that can serve to this porpouse.  Roads/paths are required for
>> logistics.
>>
>> This is a map of actual (filled) shelters:
>> http://geonode.salahumanitaria.co/layers/geonode%3Aalbergues_ntesantander
>>
>> We are coordinating with people on the field to confirm if any of the new
>> buildings traced correspond to one of those temporary shelter types, so
>> please continue tracing and please share your doubts or comments.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Humberto
>>
>> PD: Everyday arrive more people, so open areas tracing is a desired plus.
>>
>> 2015-09-13 7:05 GMT-05:00 Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com>:
>>
>>> Hi Katja,
>>>
>>> I have not reviewed the areas yet for how difficult the mapping is due
>>> to imagery or terrain, but the objects to map are for mappers of any
>>> experience level.
>>>
>>> Basically it is a buildings and roads mapping project, and open areas,
>>> which should be easy to spot as well.
>>>
>>> If you can't decide if something is a sports pitch or open area in a
>>> settlement (leisure=common) or a flat grass area, then it probably is _not_
>>> one. These areas should be easy and clear to identify.
>>>
>>> When I map today, if I see anything that looks confusing I'll write back
>>> or maybe Humberto or someone else with on the ground experience can help
>>> clarify things.
>>>
>>> And of course, please send us questions if you find individual things
>>> you are not sure about.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Blake
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 9/13/2015 12:45 PM, Katja Ulbert wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Humberto, Blake and all,
>>>>
>>>> thanks for putting this on the agenda!
>>>>
>>>> Is this a task for more experienced mappers? I consider myself an
>>>> average OSM/HOT mapper but I have no experience in displaced persons
>>>> crisis. I read the instructions, from what I understood the goal is to
>>>> map possible areas for shelters or camps, is that correct?
>>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>>
>>>> Katja
>>>>
>>>> On 12/09/15 23:31, Blake Girardot wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Greetings everyone,
>>>>>
>>>>> HOT member and coordinator in Colombia, Humberto Yances, received a
>>>>> request from a local OCHA Colombia official to map some border areas
>>>>> that are currently dealing with a displaced persons crisis.
>>>>>
>>>>> Humberto provided this overview of the situation (machine translated):
>>>>>
>>>>> Under the state of emergency declared by the Constitutional Government
>>>>> of Venezuela from August 21, in ten municipalities of Tachira, 1,482
>>>>> Colombians were deported to Norte de Santander, Arauca, La Guajira and
>>>>> Vichada. The figures are still rising in other border departments, and
>>>>> reports of arrivals received in other municipalities and capital
>>>>> cities.
>>>>>
>>>>> The most affected department remains Norte de Santander, where 15,176
>>>>> people have been officially characterized as returned and are in the
>>>>> process of being listed in the Register Unique Victims (RUD)
>>>>> administered by the National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (UNGRD).
>>>>>
>>>>> The two projects for this are here:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/1190
>>>>> http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/1191
>>>>>
>>>>> They are not large areas so I think we can get them mapped pretty
>>>>> quickly if we can get some good numbers mapping.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> Blake
>>>>>
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