[HOT] [activation hotosm] Re: Earthquake in Tanzania and Uganda

Blake Girardot bgirardot at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 11:27:41 UTC 2016


I will set up a Tasking Manager project for roads as a first project.

I am reviewing the area now.

On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 12:14 PM, Geoffrey Kateregga
<geoffrey.kateregga at hotosm.org> wrote:
> Thank you Russel and Laura for sharing the resources.
>
> @David, At the moment we are in touch with the Tanzania Red Cross who have
> done a preliminary assessment of the situation on ground (see attachment).
> They have also expressed great need for maps as they would be of great use
> in their efforts.
>
> The local OSM Communities in Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania are also shown
> great interest and are ready to map if do an activation for the affected
> area.
>
> Geoffrey.
>
>
>
> On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 1:01 PM, Luswata David <lusdavo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Geoffrey and all, thanks for sharing.
>>
>> Geoffrey what else do we know especially on-ground impact, any new
>> information available?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> David.
>>
>> On Sat, Sep 10, 2016 at 7:20 PM, Laura O'Grady <laura at lauraogrady.ca>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> As a supplement to the current resources being used I recommend checking
>>> out, "The EarthQuakeGuy" (https://www.reddit.com/user/theearthquakeguy) and
>>> some of the subreddits he moderates:
>>>
>>> https://www.reddit.com/r/StormComing/
>>> https://www.reddit.com/r/Earthquakes/
>>> https://www.reddit.com/r/EarthquakeWatch/
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sep 10, 2016, at 2:16 PM, Russell Deffner <russdeffner at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Geoffrey and all, here is the PAGER from USGS:
>>> http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10006nkx#pager – they
>>> often change, so when I was looking their estimates for fatalities and
>>> economic impact was relatively low.
>>>
>>> Copied Activation WG in case there is a need to stand up a team.
>>>
>>> =Russ
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> From: Geoffrey Kateregga [mailto:geoffrey.kateregga at hotosm.org]
>>> Sent: Saturday, September 10, 2016 12:00 PM
>>> To: HOT at OSM (Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team)
>>> Subject: [HOT] Earthquake in Tanzania and Uganda
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Tanzania and Uganda, 12 people reported
>>> dead, hundreds injured
>>> http://earthquake-report.com/2016/09/10/strong-earthquake-lake-victoria-region-on-september-10-2016/
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
>>
>> --
>> Luswata David,
>> P. O. Box 24371,
>> Kampala - Uganda.
>> +256773723639.
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