OSM Pre-Disaster Response for Typhoon Odette

Typhoon Odette (internationally known as Typhoon Rai) is a Category 5 Typhoon that devastated the central islands of the Philippines. Dinagat Islands was among the provinces that were highly affected by TY Odette.

The Ministry of Mapping with the help of MapMaker, Philippine YouthMappers Chapters, including UPRI Youth Mappers, MapBeks, GeoladiesPH, Mapa Datos, and other local mapping communities initiated mapping efforts to prepare the data for disaster response through OpenStreetMap and the HOT Tasking Manager.