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16 Feb 2020

Export Tool Updates: New OSM Datasets for Countries on HDX and More

We've updated the Export Tool! It's now even easier to deliver critical OpenStreetMap data into the [Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX)](, and the hands of the organizations that use it, faster than ever. The update offers new export features, and captures how people are using it, so we can further tailor it to users' needs.

Global - Mhairi O'Hara

3 Feb 2020

Understanding Hazards, Exposure, and Vulnerability in northwestern Uganda

In collaboration with United Nations’ Development Program (UNDP) and the Ugandan Office of the Prime Minister, HOT developed the first-ever spatially-focused Risk Atlas of Arua District, containing maps, granular data, and analyses of the existing hazards, exposure, and vulnerabilities to communities in northwestern Uganda.

Uganda - Ruben Fernandez

23 Jan 2020

MapCampaigner Gets New Look and Features for 2020

MapCampaigner is our open source tool that monitors the quality and progress of OpenStreetMap field mapping anywhere around the world. For 2020, we've made it better.

Global - Russ Biggs