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Day2-1000-The Sri Lankan government and OSM

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September 01, 2017

Day2-1000-The Sri Lankan government and OSM

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September 01, 2017
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  1. OSM in Sri Lanka
    S.Suthakaran,
    Sri Lanka.
    ST Consultant,
    The World Bank.

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  2. Objectives
    • Importance of OSM activities in Sri Lanka
    • How does the existing data sharing method work out in Sri Lanka
    • Capacity of Disaster Management Center(DMC)
    • How does the Sri Lanka Government motivate the OSM activities
    and Process the methods
    • Activities of present OSM community members in Sri Lanka
    • Improvement and Challenges of OSM

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  3. Importance of OSM Activities in Sri Lanka
    • Data updating is a problem in Sri Lanka, OSM is filing the
    gaps.
     DMC could able to use the OSM data for the Pre-disaster and
    Post Disaster activities.
     Manmunai North Municipal Council is using the OSM data to
    produce the number of maps. (Waste Collection, Numbering the
    Household ect.)
     District Secretariat of Batticaloa is using the OSM data for the
    planning purpose. (City Planning, Water resource management
    etc.)
     Administration Structure of Sri Lanka is strengthen to carry out
    the OSM activities.

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  4. OSM Analysis tool supports to DMC

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  5. MN Municipal Council

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  6. District Secretariat Batticaloa

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  7. Administrative System
    9 Provinces
    25 Districts
    292 DS
    Divisions
    14157 GN
    Divisions

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  8. How does the Present Data Sharing Method work out in
    Sri Lanka
    • Data sharing was not available in Sri Lanka before OSM activities
    initiated.
    • Data sharing methods are gradually improved in Sri Lanka.
    • The World Bank Sri Lanka has been initiated a data sharing platform
    with DMC .

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  9. Capacity of Disaster Management Centre
    • The position of Assistant Director of Disaster Management Centre has
    been appointed by the Government for 25 Districts unit.
    • DM Activities are being carried out through Ministries, Departments
    and Public Corporations, Provincial Councils and Local Authority
    Administrations, District, Division and Grama Niladhari
    Administrations.
    • DMC will be directing to; issuing guidelines, facilitating, coordinating,
    monitoring, where necessary directly implementing or enforcing
    activities related to:
     Hazard mapping and risk assessment, Information and data collection,
    Research and analysis, Building technology, forecasting, early warning and
    dissemination.

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  10. How does the Sri Lankan Government Motivate the OSM
    and Process the Method
    • Sri Lankan Government helps to update and improve the Geo –Spatial Data
    in Sri Lanka.
    • Disaster Management Centre of Sri Lanka implements the OSM activities.
    • District Secretariat facilitates through DS secretariats in collaboration with
    UNDP Sri Lanka.
    • DS secretary facilitates through relevant GN Officers and Development
    officers.
    • Development officers and Staff of DS Division are collecting the exposure
    information and entering the data into OSM.

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  11. Activities of present OSM community members in
    Sri Lanka
    • Forming an open forum (http://lkosm.freeforums.net/) and created
    FB page to share the knowledge and events of OSM.
    • Trying to share the benefit of the free map to everyone by converting
    data to several usable formats like ; Garmin, Navitel, 7Ways etc.
    • Encourage everyone to share their local Geo-Spatial knowledge via
    IT and Channels
    • Actively editing the map to reflect the Country Boundary, Road
    System, Rivers Waterways such as Lakes and Irrigations Systems,
    Railway Lines, Electricity Lines Power Stations, Air Ports and
    Runaways, Forest Boundaries and Sanctuaries, Admin Boundaries,
    Land usage data and all other POIs.

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  12. • Support to OSM Projects
    • Requesting Imagery
    • Resolving Map-Notes made by others
    • Knowledge sharing
    • Prevention of vandalism to the map
    • Quality Control
    • Spreading the word of OSM and it’s benefits
    within the country
    Continued …

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  13. Challenges and Improvement of OSM
    • High cost of Internet Services.
    • Need of decent Equipment.
    • Reluctance to accept the new Technology in our Society.
    • Insufficient up-to-date imagery.
    • Lack of Media support.
    • Despite all of above facts “We Sri Lankan” have the best map in the
    region.

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  14. QUESTIONS?
    THANK YOU
    Email : [email protected]
    Contact No : 094777167278

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