[Talk-ht] [CrisisMappers] Tropical storm (Haiti) & Typhoon (Taiwan)

Christoph Dennenmoser zuqunft at gmail.com
Ven 24 Aou 00:29:06 BST 2012


As always in such events HumanityRoad is monitoring the situation and
collecting and sharing information but does not set up own maps. If needed,
we will get back to already existing maps and are happy to send out the
information about it/them. If we can be of help, let us know.
A big THANK YOU to the CrisisMappers Community!

Christoph

Christoph Dennenmoser
*HUMANITYROAD*
Team Leader Urgent Needs
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2012/8/23 Jean-Guilhem Cailton <jguilhem at gmail.com>

>  Forwarding Kurt's email to the lists.
>
> -------- Message original --------  Sujet: Re: [CrisisMappers] Tropical
> storm (Haiti) & Typhoon (Taiwan)  Date : Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:22:42 -0400  De :
> Kurt Jean-Charles <kjcharles at gmail.com> <kjcharles at gmail.com>  Pour : Jean-Guilhem
> Cailton <jguilhem at gmail.com> <jguilhem at gmail.com>
>
> Thank you Jean-Guilhem,
> I didn't find the mail in my inbox.
> We are already receiving calls form the population but we expect higher
> volume of request starting tonight as there's no sense of emergency yet in
> the message conveyed to the public.
> We work with the Secretary of State for public security and IOM to provide
> full time availability on the croudsourcing platform and the call center
> from today to sunday.
> we are on maximum alert mode all the message linked to Isaac will be
> available on the site on a priority base. I hope that our internet
> connexion won't fail.
>
> Best Regards
> Kurt
>
>  On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 2:10 PM, Jean-Guilhem Cailton <jguilhem at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>>  Hi,
>>
>> I saw Kurt Jean-Charles this morning, and they are preparing for the
>> storm with his team at Noula.ht (which has a local call center, with a
>> short number, 177), in coordination with local actors, such as the Red
>> Cross and Haitian authorities.
>>
>> He was going to make the announcement himself when they are ready, but I
>> mention it now as it might be better to coordinate as early as possible and
>> avoid duplication of efforts.
>>
>> Best wishes,
>>
>> Jean-Guilhem
>>
>> (currently in Port-au-Prince, Haiti,
>> Tel : +509 4362 4735 ;
>> Skype : jeanguilhem
>> Most people currently at Haiti Communitere are planning to move to Phil's
>> apartment in Petionville for the storm, approximately there:
>>
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=18.507988&mlon=-72.28723&zoom=18&layers=M)
>>
>>
>> Le 23/08/2012 12:59, Jaakko Helleranta.com a écrit :
>>
>> Good to hear that there's a crowdmap up and running for Isaac / Haiti.
>> (Added HOT at osm to the list.)
>>
>>  I am in the country (have been here about two years) and have started
>> to prepare to the storm with fellow-HOTties. As of now we are doing
>> standard HOT preparations (locating equipment, mappers, checking up with
>> local actors, continuing with checking OSM data (after the license change
>> bot), etc). I have a team of local mappers who are helping out to ensure
>> that we have the capacity to respond as needed.
>>
>>  The government has raised the alert level to red (the highest level).
>>
>>  It seems that while we may well get a major amount of water and
>> possibly hurricane class winds and there's a possibility for heavy damage
>> (rain of possibly 20-30 cm) it's also quite possible that the wind speeds
>> may not pick up to total destruction levels.
>> The humanitarian threat is real nevertheless to major with some 400,000
>> people still in camps and a possible trajectory of the center of the storm
>> that might cross right over this area..
>>
>>  Any other people in Haiti or working with / doing things related to the
>> storm on these lists?
>>
>>  Links to the storm info:
>> * Overview of things + links: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/cyclones/
>> * Tropical Storm Force Wind Speed Probabilities (5 days):
>> http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/graphics_at4+shtml/060337.shtml?tswind120?large#contents
>> * Coastal Watches/Warnings and 5-Day Forecast Cone for Storm Center:
>> http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/graphics_at4+shtml/115735.shtml?5day?large#contents
>>
>>  This just in:
>> http://hot.openstreetmap.org/updates/2012-08-23_hurricane_isaac_getting_to_haiti
>>
>>  Now off to personal preparations for the storm...
>>
>>  Regards from Haiti,
>> -Jaakko
>> http://osm.org/user/jaakkoh
>>
>>  --
>> jaakko at helleranta.com * Skype: jhelleranta * Mobile: +509-3726-9154
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 11:29 AM, Janie Desjardins <
>> desjardinsjanie at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Good afternoon
>>>
>>> This is the one we will use in Haiti :
>>> https://hurricaneisaachaiti.crowdmap.com/
>>>
>>> Have a good day
>>>
>>> Janie
>>>
>>> 2012/8/23, Patrick Meier (CrisisMappers) <patrick at crisismappers.net>:
>>>  > Dear CrisisMappers,
>>> >
>>> > Anyone engaged in any crisis mapping preparations for these two
>>> incoming
>>> > hazards? If so what, and can you share any links & info?
>>> >
>>> > Many thanks,
>>> > Patrick
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