Nepal Earthquake: Report from KLL Situation Room- Day 5 (April 30)

Nepal Earthquake: Report from KLL Situation Room- Day 5 (April 30)

Since we wrote yesterday, our situation room has increased in size, with volunteers working in the parking lot, back yard cafe, and at the Nepali Government’s Health Emergency Operations Center. Satellite and UAV Imagery We are still relying on pre-disaster data for much of our map-making. Mapping the roads and houses that were around pre-disasterRead more about Nepal Earthquake: Report from KLL Situation Room- Day 5 (April 30)[…]

Nepal Earthquake: Report from OpenStreetMaps Situation Room- Day 4 (April 29)

Nepal Earthquake: Report from OpenStreetMaps Situation Room- Day 4 (April 29)

It has been another busy and full day in the Kathmandu Living Labs Situation Room.     QuakeMap.org gets more uptake Quakemap.org has seen an increase in use and growth. A total of 445 reports have been submitted thanks to the hard work of our team. Users can now submit reports via SMS to the followingRead more about Nepal Earthquake: Report from OpenStreetMaps Situation Room- Day 4 (April 29)[…]

Nepal Earthquake: Report from OpenStreetMap Situation Room (Day 3- April 28)

Nepal Earthquake: Report from OpenStreetMap Situation Room (Day 3- April 28)

Number of mappers continued to grow today. We have over 2200 mappers mapping Nepal’s earthquake hit areas at the time of this writing. (Please see this: http://osm.townsendjennings.com/nepal/). The KLL team and other local volunteers including those from www.nepalmonitor.org and http://www.parewalabs.com/ worked hard on a number of items from our situation room today. We received an overwhelmingRead more about Nepal Earthquake: Report from OpenStreetMap Situation Room (Day 3- April 28)[…]

Nepal Earthquake: Report from OpenStreetMap Situation Room

Nepal Earthquake: Report from OpenStreetMap Situation Room

We could not communicate and gather together for over 20 hours after the devastating earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, April 25. Despite all the practical difficulties (electricity, Internet, water etc.) and powerful aftershocks, we were able to establish a situation room on Sunday morning. Soon we established contact with Nepal Redcross through its GIS officer.Read more about Nepal Earthquake: Report from OpenStreetMap Situation Room[…]

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