Convert satellite images into usable Open Street Maps for relief workers on the ground in the Philippines. It’s easier than it sounds. You’ll receive photos from satellites and then be asked to draw a line over any roads that you see. Learn more here:

OpenStreetMap has been shown to be an effective collection mechanism for infrastructure data. One thing that is lacking is the ability to coordinate workers surveying in the field or working remotely. The goal of the OpenStreetMap Tasking Tool is to make it easy for administrators to define collection areas of interest and collection workflows as well as allowing workers to easily determine what areas they should be working on.


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