Disaster Services — 19 May, 2022
Durban Floods: South Africa Activation
Overall Orange Flood alert in South Africa from 09 Apr 2022 Activation Stats:
Community Mappersⓘ Total number of Mappers from Missing Maps
Total Map Editsⓘ Total number of edits from Missing Maps
Buildings Mappedⓘ Total number of buildings mapped from Missing Maps
Roads Mapped (KM)ⓘ Total length of roads mapped from Missing Maps
This is an activation led by OSM SA and HOT to support in response to the Durban, SA.
Context: On 11-13 April 2022, severe flooding and landslides caused by heavy rainfall affected southern and south-eastern South Africa, particularly the Provinces of KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape. According to national authorities, 443 people died in KwaZulu-Natal and over 40,000 are missing. More than 40,000 people have been displaced, while nearly 4,000 houses were destroyed and more than 8,000 others were damaged, mostly across Durban City and its surrounding areas.
Here is the list of projects to map the affected area:
ETHEKWINI CENTRAL - DURBAN FLOODS AND LANDSLIDES 2022
ETHEKWINI WEST - DURBAN FLOODS AND LANDSLIDES 2022