[HOT] OSM mobilization (flood zone in Kinshasa neighborhoods)
frmoine at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 21:41:28 UTC 2018
While coordinating the Ebola Response with humanitarian organizations in
Mbandala, *OSM-DRC* faces other challenges and calls for support from the
You can help map vulnerable neighborhoods in Kinshasa that are prone to
cholera outbreaks and floods. The area is a transit point for people coming
from Ebola areas (near the airport).
See https ://tasks.hotosm.org/project/4685
As part of a partnership with Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and
Recovery (GFDRR), https://www.gfdrr.org/en/who-we-are-beta- , the OSFAC
https://osfac.net/ (Observatory satellite forests of Central Africa ...)
and Potentiel3.0 (http: //www.potentiel3-0. org / index.php / en /
<http://www.potentiel3-0.org/ index.php/en/>) and the OSM-DRC community
http://openstreetmap.cd/fr/ are mobilizing themselves within the Open
Cities Africa project.
The idea is to mobilize strongly local communities. These can play a vital
role given their knowledge of the territory.
We will collect, with them and for them, information on the characteristics
of different neighborhoods and their environmental vulnerabilities.
*They will be trained in OSM* editing techniques and tools, and in
collecting relevant field data.
*The OSM-RDC team will be at your side during this mapping*, in the field,
duing the digitization and validation.
And we look forward to seeing you on this project.
*With pleasure and good mapping !!!*
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