[HOT] HOT is activating to map for support of the relief efforts in Sri Lanka

Ahasanul Hoque hoque.ahasan at gmail.com
Thu May 19 05:50:55 UTC 2016

Hi, just to inform you that OSM Bangladesh community started mapping on the


Ahasanul Hoque

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On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 2:52 AM, Blake Girardot HOT/OSM <
blake.girardot at hotosm.org> wrote:

> Sri Lanka has been hit in the past few days by flooding:
> https://www.bing.com/search?q=sri+lanka+flooding
> HOT has been asked to activate and immediately start tracing buildings
> by the Disaster Management Center (DMC) of Sri Lanka, who work closely
> with World Bank GFDRR. They are in urgent need of detailed housing
> unit information.
> There are links on the HOT Tasking Manager:
> http://tasks.hotosm.org/
> This is the earliest phase of response so we are actively working to
> find other actors on the ground that the HOT Community can collect and
> provide geo data for. This means that you should check the front page
> of the tasking manager often, different jobs to support different
> ground activities might be coming up.
> HOT members Robert Banick and Mikel Maron will be leading HOT's
> response to this crisis. They can be contacted at:
> mikel.maron at hotosm.org
> rbanick at gmail.com
> For more information visit the 2016 Sri Lanka Floods wiki-page:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/2016_Sri_Lanka_Floods
> If you’d like to help with coordination, speak up, and we’ll bring you
> into the Slack channel and Trello.
> Regretfully,
> Blake
> ----------------------------------------------------
> Blake Girardot
> Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
> President, HOT Board of Directors
> skype: jblakegirardot
> HOT Core Team Contact: info at hotosm.org
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