[HOT] Malaria Campaign Updates

Arun Ganesh arun.planemad at gmail.com
Fri Apr 28 03:14:02 UTC 2017


Congratulations to all mappers and mapathon organisers throughout the
world. Wish we could better recognize all their efforts and let each of
them know how valuable their contribution was.

On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 3:03 AM, Russell Deffner <russell.deffner at hotosm.org
> wrote:

> Greetings everyone,
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> It has been an incredible collective effort to conduct this massive
> mapping campaign to help end malaria.  If you have not seen it yet, check
> out Mapbox’s blog and graphics of the work done so far:
> https://www.mapbox.com/blog/world-malaria-day/
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> On Tuesday, World Malaria Day, about 360 mappers came together for this
> campaign and ended up tracing over 94,000 buildings in Zimbabwe. I can’t
> say “Wow, Thank You!” enough.
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> Although World Malaria Day is over, the disease is not, and neither is the
> mapping. Please continue to spread the word and share the link directly to
> the campaign on the Tasking Manager: http://bit.ly/2miQUyZ - or for more
> information, the project page: https://www.hotosm.org/
> projects/malaria_elimination_campaign
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> For the youthmappers chapters, there will be one more round of the Mapping
> To End Malaria Challenge which will run May 1 – June 4; more info and
> registration can be found here: https://www.hotosm.org/
> updates/2017-03-06_malaria_mapping_youthmappers_challenge
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> For those chapters currently competing in round 2, I just looked at
> preliminary stats and there is literally a one(1) building difference
> between two contenders; with several others on their heels for 2nd and 3rd
> place. A good push this weekend could really make the difference for a
> handful of teams.
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> Thank you everyone for supporting this campaign and Happy Mapping!
>
> =Russ
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> Russell Deffner
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> Project Manager – Malaria Elimination Campaign
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> Email: Russell.Deffner at hotosm.org
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> OSM/Skype: russdeffner
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