The spatial data can leverage every activity of the disaster management phases from preparation to response. With the spatial data disaster management activities can be precisely linked to the actual ground like what is planned where, what is done where, what happened where.
As a free spatial data repository, OSM can be used in disaster management initiatives and activities for planning, preparedness and response. Data and information from OSM can be used for studies, research, and analysis.
The training participants included the Gewog Administrative Officer (GAO) and Mangmi (local government representatives) of the gewogs of Zhemgang, Municipal/Survey representative and Dzongkhag Disaster Management Officer (DDMO).
A workshop is planned in collaboration with WFP Bhutan on the use of OSM to update and digitize data of critical infrastructures.