[HOT] Hurricane Matthew Mapping Urgently Needed

Leon van der Meulen leonvandermeulen at gmail.com
Fri Oct 7 13:51:47 UTC 2016


Hey Dale,

There is a major offset in the new imagery. I’m validating #2205 now task 403 and almost all buildings are mapped twice and on another spot.
I use 2.55; -3.58 now in Josm.

Best,

Leon

> On 06 Oct 2016, at 23:18, Dale Kunce <dale.kunce at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Great question. Yes please map each individual house that you see. Mapping each building allows for better population estimates and allows for better overall planning.
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> Keep up the good work. 
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> On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 3:13 PM, Elizabeth Kelly <kellye at obu.edu <mailto:kellye at obu.edu>> wrote:
> I have been looking at #2205, Nippes Coast, and Task #448, there are several areas that look like groups of shacks.  Should I map each and every shack? I like doing this!
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> Elizabeth Kelly
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> From: Dale Kunce [mailto:dale.kunce at gmail.com <mailto:dale.kunce at gmail.com>] 
> Sent: Monday, October 03, 2016 10:46 PM
> To: hot at openstreetmap.org <mailto:hot at openstreetmap.org>
> Subject: [HOT] Hurricane Matthew Mapping Urgently Needed
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> Hurricane Matthew continues to strengthen and is advancing on Haiti and the Bahamas. The next day is very important to keep mapping so that relief and humanitarian organizations like the Red Cross and others can help those affected in the coming days. 
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> We need to keep the mapping going. Some areas with potential "catastrophic" damage are still unmapped. 
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> https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/hurricane-matthew-caribbean-haiti-jamaica-cuba-bahamas-forecast-oct2 <https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/hurricane-matthew-caribbean-haiti-jamaica-cuba-bahamas-forecast-oct2>
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> Please help HOT by contributing the mapping. Task 2196 <http://tasks.hotosm.org/project/2196> is live right now and needs more mappers. The activation team anticipates additional projects for Haiti and the Bahamas over the next few days.
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> Thanks again for your contribution and continued support of HOT.
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> Dale Kunce
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> Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
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> Dale Kunce
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