Background: A lot is happening within the Resilience Academy. Among the latest developments, data quality standards of the Tanzania Urban Resilience Program (TURP) and the Climate Risk Database (CRD) and protocols related, has been identified and created. To meet the standards, new activities are implemented to the whole life cycle of produce datasets that are […]
Introduction Being a bachelor student from The University of Turku, doing a thesis is part of my studies. My name is Ohto, I am a student from The University of Turku. My interests have always been working on the Tanzania project in order to contribute to the communities in Tanzania. This is why I decided […]
Since its kick off in 2015, the Ramani Huria Project has collected numerous amount of data to help mitigating and planning for flooding in Dar es Salaam. Data collected include historical flood extents data, drainage data, infrastructure – buildings, roads, drains, etc.
Students Complete Industrial Training – 228 Mapped Subwards and Action Maps for Disaster Management of Dar es Salaam
2018 has been a year for floods. In March, excessive rains in East Africa killed nearly 500 people. In July, Japan saw heavy downpours which led to widespread devastation with more than 200 deaths. In August, another 300 people lost their lives in Kerala, India during the worst monsoon in nearly a century. And just […]
[:en]On the 23rd of July 2018, Humanitarian Openstreetmap Team (HOT) began scaling up the World Bank funded Dar Ramani Huria project, training over 400 students who will map flood hazards in Dar es Salaam. This year Ramani Huria is working with students from the University of Dar es Salaam and Ardhi University, aiming to extend […]