Map Your Community in OpenStreetMap with Project NOAH

Part of the current goals of the Integrated Scenario-based Assessments of Impacts and Hazards (ISAIAH) component of Project NOAH is mapping the building footprints of communities. This effort involves a collaborative partnership with the OpenStreetMap (OSM) community. Aside from developing useful applications for hazards information and risk analysis, NOAH is also equipped with techniques on OSM mapping. To accomplish this, a series of advanced mapping sessions was conducted last March 17,[…]

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Indonesia, Philippines collaborate on disaster risk reduction tool (Rappler)

The WebSAFE is a software that analyzes disaster impacts based on available hazards and infrastructure maps, adapted from Indonesia’s software INASAFE MEDAN, Indonesia – Indonesia and the Philippines are now moving forward with open-access disaster-risk information system to face possible disasters in the future. The Philippines’ Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards), has recently launched WebSAFE, a new tool to produce hazard impact scenario maps which provides visualization on[…]

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