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

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Buildings Mapped Total number of buildings mapped from Missing Maps API

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

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10 Jul 2019

The Machine Learning Enabler

The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team is partnering with Development Seed, Facebook, and Microsoft to build AI-based mapping tools to empower mappers around the world. We...

Global - Sajjad Anwar

27 Jun 2019

Collecting building data sets for exposure data in Tanzania

Since 2018, HOT-Tanzania has been carrying out the METEOR project, a project that uses Earth Observation (EO) data to assess the level of exposure...

Tanzania - Emmanuel Kombe, Hawa Adinani

20 Jun 2019

How #Map2020 Mappers Use Street-Level Imagery to Tackle Humanitarian Challenges

From Ghana to Iraq, Zambia to the Philippines, we take a look at some of the 33 mapping projects that are taking part in #map2020 to build better maps in undermapped regions. The mapping participants are collecting street-level imagery to improve things like waste management, natural disaster response, and damaged roads, addressing some of the most pressing issues in undermapped regions.

Global - Rebecca Firth