[talk-ph] Guagua mapping progress and tagging evacuation centers

Robert Banick rbanick at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 14:32:16 UTC 2014


So the idea is that evacuation centers are marked in OSM and additional,
time-sensitive data are linked externally to these features?


On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 1:58 AM, maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Very interesting discussions, which I think will be very helpful for
> many DRR managers.  One thing I would like to clarify:
>
> > For DRR managers, they need to be aware of the "quality and capacity
> > of evacuation centers" categorized according to:
> > * type of disaster
> > * structural integrity
> > * number of evacuees it can accommodate
> > * length of time of the evacuees to stay depending on the resources
> available
>
> These points were discussed during one of our meetings with the LGU's
> DRRM officials,
> The context of the discussion was, beyond the location of the
> evacuation_center what other information are
> needed by locals and responders during a crisis?
>
> It was not the intention to add and maintain such information within OSM.
>
> On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 1:20 PM, FredMoine <f_moine at cartong.org> wrote:
> > Dear All,
> >
> > For me it is an interesting topic that we had to manage in DRR
> >
> > But the crucial question will be
> >
> > Who maintain the database, if we put in OSM, it means that every 6
> months or
> > year somebody is going to do a survey and update
> >
> > Our a team (call center), contributor are in charge to update those
> > informations.
> >
> > It will dangerous to have it in OSM without any update and perhaps an
> option
> > should be to  access to an external database.
> >
> > All the best FredM
> >
> >
> > Le 04/06/2014 19:25, Eugene Alvin Villar a écrit :
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 4:58 PM, maning sambale <
> emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> for the meantime we added the tag: evacuation_center=yes.
> >
> >
> > Surely this should be evacuation_centre=yes? ;)
> >
> >
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