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

Blake Girardot HOT/OSM blake.girardot at hotosm.org
Sun Sep 11 11:56:20 UTC 2016


Imagery is mostly not good for the epicenter area. mix of cloud
covered or low-res land sat only.

Existing mapping looks like about 50-75% of roads are mapped over the
main ring from USGS.

attached is the inner 5.5 ring from USGS and the next ring out.

still looking

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Blake Girardot
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On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 1:27 PM, Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
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>>>>
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>>>
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>>> Luswata David,
>>> P. O. Box 24371,
>>> Kampala - Uganda.
>>> +256773723639.
>>
>>
>>
>>
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