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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

Buildings Mapped Total number of buildings mapped from Missing Maps

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

Updates

8 Jan 2021

Introducing the HOT Community Team

Over the past few months, HOT has assembled a six-person community team to support humanitarian OpenStreetMap community growth across 94 countries. Meet the members and welcome them to the HOT staff team.

Global - Rebecca Firth, Geoffrey Kateregga, Rubén Martín, Pete Masters, Sophie Mower, Mikko Tamura, Arnalie Vicario

6 Jan 2021

Developing a Web Map Repository of Kampala’s Informal Settlements (by Resilience Mappers)

Resilience Mappers has built a web dashboard for geospatial data to support efforts by the Ugandan government to help residents of low-income communities who have been most affected by Covid-19 lockdowns.

Uganda - Resilience Mappers, Sophie Mower

4 Jan 2021

Mapping Makoko Using Drones and Canoes

A floating inner-city slum is in the process of being mapped to make a case for improved public services and land ownership.

Nigeria - Anton Marshall

Our Impact

HOT's work is global in scale and contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Our Monitoring and Evaluation framework is constantly evolving to ensure tangible and measurable impact. Check out our core impact areas and learn more about where we're making a difference.