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

hyances at gmail.com hyances at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 11:52:55 UTC 2015


Hi Severin,

This one (it's almost done)

http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/1190

Thanks,

Humberto

2015-09-19 3:56 GMT-05:00 Severin Menard <severin.menard at gmail.com>:

> 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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