This post shows the workflow HOT and partners are following to achieve its goal of filling data gaps (buildings and Roads) for the COVID-19 vaccination campaign.
Based on a risk assessment performed by GIM Initiative, the following countries are a priority for this campaign:
Americas: Haiti West Africa: CAR, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso East & S. Africa: Somalia, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan, DRC Asia-Pacific: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Yemen Other: Syria, Iraq
Map showing GIM Initiative priority countries.
However, to test the workflow before scaling, the team focused on South Sudan.
MAPSWIPE IN PILOT PROJECT IN SOUTH SUDAN
“Through MapSwipe (MS), volunteers pinpoint where critical infrastructure and populations are located, allowing mappers to focus only on areas where they know features need to be mapped.” mapswipe.org*
Diagram showing the process taken to reduce the Area of Interest in South Sudan.
TASKING MANAGER PROJECTS AND MAPPED BUILDINGS + ROADS
Based on MapSwipe results, the team created 21 Tasking Manager projects for Western Equatoria. They are now completely mapped and have produced the following results:
Infographic showing all projects AOI’s and names in Western Equatoria.