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

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Thu May 19 15:04:02 UTC 2016


Blake,

We are having a mapathon this evening in Denver Colorado US.  We would like
to help out with Sri Lanka.  It looks like the #1913 is rapidly
progressing.  Will there be another similar Sri Lanka project posted, or is
#1913 cover the entire impacted area?

Mike

On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 12:23 AM, Claudia Mocci <moccicm at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Blake
> We have the second mapping meeting ,tomorrow night ,with SardiniaOpenData
> associates and volunteers and the topic is the Tasking Manager.
> This will be our priority.
> Happy to help and thanks to share
>
> Claudia
> Il 18/mag/2016 23:54, "Blake Girardot HOT/OSM" <blake.girardot at hotosm.org>
> ha scritto:
>
>> I should have mentioned, please share this via your social media channels.
>>
>> Here is a tweet from HOT to re-tweet:
>> https://twitter.com/hotosm/status/733050014931423236
>>
>> Regards,
>> Blake
>> ----------------------------------------------------
>> Blake Girardot
>> Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
>> Vice President, HOT Board of Directors
>> skype: jblakegirardot
>> HOT Core Team Contact: info at hotosm.org
>>
>>
>> On Wed, May 18, 2016 at 10:52 PM, 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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