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HOT is an international team dedicated to humanitarian action and community development through open mapping.

Community Mappers Total number of Mappers using HOT Tasking Manager

Total Map Edits Total number of edits from Missing Maps API

Buildings Mapped Total number of buildings mapped from Missing Maps API

Roads Mapped (KM) Total length of roads mapped from Missing Maps API

Updates

10 May 2019

#map2020: A campaign to accelerate critical map data collection for humanitarian challenges

Mapillary and HOT are joining forces to accelerate map data collection in undermapped regions. Local mappers are invited to use street-level imagery in mapping projects that address humanitarian or developmental challenges. Two of the projects submitted to the #map2020 campaign will be selected for a fully-funded trip to the HOT Summit in Heidelberg, Germany this September.

Global - Rebecca Firth

30 Apr 2019

User Experience Discovery with the Tasking Manager

Conducting design research to evaluate mapping and validation workflows within the Tasking Manager.

Global - Leihla Pinho

29 Apr 2019

Maps in action: How maps help the aid response for Cyclone Idai

How do humanitarians use the data and maps provided by HOT and OpenStreetMap? Lauren Bateman, Remote Coordinator for Information Management Team for Cyclone Idai Response, American Red Cross, talks about how the IFRC used the maps on the ground during Cyclone Idai.

Global - Alex Glynn