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

Robert Banick rbanick at gmail.com
Thu May 19 06:06:19 UTC 2016


Fantastic, many thanks to you all Ahasanul!

On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 11:38 AM Ahasanul Hoque <hoque.ahasan at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi, just to inform you that OSM Bangladesh community started mapping on
> the task.
>
> thanks
> Ahasan
>
>
> .....................................................................................
> Ahasanul Hoque
>
> *GIS & Data Mgt Specialist*MSc in RS and GIS | *AIT, Thailand.*
> MSc. in Env. Science| *KU, Bangladesh.*
> *Diploma in Disaster Mgt & Humanitarian Response* |
> *Uni of Hawai-USA, UNU, Keio& Okayama - Japan; AIT-Thailand.*
> *''Env. Sant. & Waste Mangt in Developing Countries'| *CES, UGENT- Belgium
> .
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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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