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2024 Rio Grande do Sul Floods

This is an activation led by Lac Hub for the Brazil Floods of 2024.

Fl Flood - 9 May, 2024

and 5 other countries

Hurricane Otis 2023 Response

Activation led by HOT's Open Mapping Hub for Latin America and the Caribbean following the landfall of Hurricane Otis in Mexico in October 2023.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 30 October, 2023

and 5 other countries

Afghanistan Earthquake 2023

Activation led by HOT's Asia Pacific Hub following a series of earthquakes in Afghanistan in October 2023.

EQ Earthquake - 7 October, 2023

and 10 other countries

Libya Floods 2023

This is an activation led by OSM Libya for the Libya Floods of 2023.

Fl Flood - 10 September, 2023

and 4 other countries

Morocco Earthquake 2023

Activation led by HOT's West and Northern Africa Hub following the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that shook Morocco on September 8-9, 2023.

EQ Earthquake - 9 September, 2023

and 6 other countries

Flooding in Esmeraldas, Ecuador, June 2023

Activation lead by LAC hub in collaboration with the Disastre Management Agency of Ecuador

Fl Flood - 12 June, 2023

Ecuador

Turkey and Syria Earthquake Response February 2023 Response

This is in activation led by Yer Çizenler for the earthquake in Central Türkiye and northern Syria.

EQ Earthquake - 6 February, 2023

Turkey, Syria

Bali Flash Flood 2022 Response

This is in activation by Asia Pacific Open Mapping Hub at the request of the Bali Disaster Management Agency to support a flash flood in Denpasar Bali, Indonesia.

Fl Flood - 27 October, 2022

Indonesia

Hurricane Roslyn 2022 Size-up

Tropical Cyclone for ROSLYN-22 has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 23 October, 2022

Mexico

Colombia Landslides October 2022 Response

Monitoring of Floods and Landslides in Cauca, Colombia.

Fl Flood - 22 October, 2022

Colombia

Nigeria Floods 2022 Response

This is in activation by Unique Mappers Network in response to the floodings in Nigeria.

Fl Flood - 19 October, 2022

Nigeria

Tropical Cyclone Julia 2022 Response

This is in activation by the OpenMappingHub-LATAM to support disaster response to the Floodings in Guatemala.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 15 October, 2022

Guatemala

2022 Uganda Ebola Response

This is in activation by OSM Uganda supported by ESA Open Mapping Hub in response to the Ebola outbreak.

EP Epidemic - 11 October, 2022

Uganda

Hurricane Ian 2022 Size Up

Tropical Cyclone Ian has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 28 September, 2022

Cuba, United States

Tropical Cyclone Noru Size-up

Tropical Cyclone Noru (Karding) has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 28 September, 2022

Vietnam, Laos, Philippines

Tropical Cyclone Fiona Response

This is in activation by the HOTOSM Global to support disaster response to Hurricane Fiona in the Caribe.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 21 September, 2022

Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, United States

Typhoon Nanmadol Size-up

Typhoon Nanmadol has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 19 September, 2022

Japan

Pakistan: Floods, Monsoon Season 2022 Response

This is in activation by the Asia Pacific Open Mapping Hub to support disaster response to the Floodings in Pakistan.

Fl Flood - 30 August, 2022

Pakistan

N'Beika City Floods Mauritania Response

This is in activation by OSM Mauritania for the Floodings in N'Beika city, supported by the ESA and WNA Open Mapping Hubs.

Fl Flood - 5 August, 2022

Mauritania

Eastern Region Uganda Floods Response

This is in activation by OSM Uganda for the Floodings in the eastern part of the country, supported by the ESA Open Mapping Hub.

Fl Flood - 4 August, 2022

Uganda

East Timor Flood 2022 Response

This is in activation by Open Mapping Hub and POI to support World Vision in its response to the Floodings in the country.

Fl Flood - 9 July, 2022

Timor-Leste

Afghanistan Earthquake 2022 Response

This is in activation led by Open Mapping Hub Asia-Pacific for the earthquake in eastern Afghanistan.

EQ Earthquake - 24 June, 2022

Afghanistan, Pakistan

Bangladesh Flood Response 2022 Response

This is in activation by OSM Bangladesh for the Floodings around the country.

Fl Flood - 21 June, 2022

and 9 other countries

Tropical Cyclone Asani 2022 Size-up

Tropical Cyclone Asani has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 11 May, 2022

India

Durban Floods: South Africa Response

Durban Floods: South Africa has been sized-up.

Fl Flood - 14 April, 2022

South Africa

Tropical Storm Agaton 2022 (MEGI-22) Response

This is an activation to support OSM Philippines for the Tropical Storm Agaton.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 14 April, 2022

Philippines

South Sudan Floods 2022 Disaster Response

This an activation to support OSM South Sudan for the Floodings in Unity State, South Sudan.

Fl Flood - 5 April, 2022

South Sudan

TC GOMBE-22 Size-up

TC GOMBE-22 has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 15 March, 2022

Mozambique

OSM Brazil's (Petrópolis) Response for Floods Q1 2022

Response to Q1 2022 Flooding in Brazil.

Fl Flood - 28 February, 2022

Brazil

TC Emnati 2022 Size-up

TC Emnati 2022 has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 22 February, 2022

Madagascar

Cyclones Ana & Batsirai 2022 Response

This in activation to support OSM Madagascar for the Cyclones Ana & Batsirai.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 10 February, 2022

Madagascar, Zimbabwe

Bogoso Explosion Response

This in activation to support OSM Ghana for the Bogos Explosion.

OT Other - 1 February, 2022

Ghana

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'pai Volcanic Eruption and Tsunami 2022 Size-up

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'pai Volcanic Eruption and Tsunami has been sized-up.

VO Volcanic Eruption - 16 January, 2022

Tonga

Marshall Fire 2021 Size-up

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'pai Volcanic Eruption and Tsunami has been sized-up.

FR Fire - 5 January, 2022

United States

Tropical Cyclone Odette Response

Tropical Cyclone Odette 2021 Response are activities that support the local OSM Philippines Community on the following campaign.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 17 December, 2021

Philippines

Semeru Volcanic Eruption 2021 Response

The Semeru Volcanic Eruption is an activation of Perkumpulan OpenStreetMap Indonesia (POI) to map East Java.

VO Volcanic Eruption - 6 December, 2021

Indonesia

Tropical Cyclone RICK-21 Size-up

Tropical Cyclone RICK-21 has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 24 October, 2021

Mexico

Tropical Cyclone PAMELA-21 Size-up

Tropical Cyclone PAMELA-21 has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 12 October, 2021

Mexico

Cumbre Vieja Volcanic Eruption Size-up

Cumbre Vieja Volcanic Eruption in La Palma Island, Canary Islands has been sized-up

VO Volcanic Eruption - 23 September, 2021

Spain

Tropical Cyclone Chanthu Size-up

Tropical Cyclone Chantu has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 10 September, 2021

China, Taiwan, Philippines

Tropical Cyclone IDA Size-up

Disaster Services is monitoring TC IDA as it is a GDACs Red alert but an activation is unlikely.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 29 August, 2021

Cuba, United States

South/Central Asia Population Movement Size-up

As a dynamic event, we are still looking at what we can/should do to support the movement of people in and out of Afghanistan.

OT Other - 27 August, 2021

Afghanistan and 3 other countries

Tropical Cyclone GRACE-21 Size-up

Monitoring the Tropical Cyclone as it crosses Mexico. Waiting for requests or needs from OSM-Mexico.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 23 August, 2021

Mexico and 3 other countries

Haiti Earthquake 2021 Response

The Haiti Earthquake 2021 campaign is an ongoing HOT activation to map southeastern Haiti after it was struck by a 7.2 earthquake.

EQ Earthquake - 16 August, 2021

Haiti

Mediterranean Wildfires 2021 Response

The Mediterranean Wildfires 2021 campaign is an ongoing HOT activation organized by the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team in coordination with OSM communities to respond to wildfires across the region.

WF Wildfire - 14 August, 2021

Algeria and 4 other countries

Western Europe Floods Size-up

Request not to activate by OSM Germany, but support is a possibility.

FL Flood - 22 July, 2021

Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg

Tropical Cyclone Elsa Response

TC Elsa has started to impact the Caribbean. Currently it is difficult to know where it might have a significant impact that we may need to respond for.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 2 July, 2021

Haiti, Cuba, Dominican Republic

Canchaque Landslides Size-up

Yesterday, while mapping the area around Piura, Peru an area directly adjacent suffered from a large landslide so we immediately began trying to pinpoint the area and create projects.

LS Landslide - 1 July, 2021

Peru

Nyiragongo Eruption Size-up

The volcano Nyiragongo (a GDACS Orange alert score of 1.5) affected the surrounding area of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The eruption prompted population movement and damaged the built environment.

VO Volcanic Eruption - 24 June, 2021

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda

COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign Kick-off

Mapping for equitable vaccine distribution in more than 20 countries. This activation is organized in coordination with CartONG, MapAction, IMMAP and ESRI.

EP Epidemic - 23 June, 2021

South Sudan

Tauktae-21 & Yass-21

Tropical Cyclones Tauktae-21 (size-up) & Yass-21 (size-up) made landfall in India and Pakistan a couple of days apart. The AWG has been monitoring the situation for opportunities to assist.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 14 May, 2021

India, Pakistan

Tropical Cyclone Rolly/Goni Response

Hot supported MapBecks to map areas affected by Rolly and Ulysses

TC Tropical Cyclone - 10 November, 2020

Philippines

Tropical Cyclone Ulysses/Vamco Size-up

Tropical Cyclone Ulysses/Vamco has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 9 November, 2020

Philippines, Vietnam

Izmir Earthquake 2020 Size-up

"The quake has left severe damage to the structures and infrastructures in different areas of Bornova and Bayraklı regions of the city, pushing the residents to flee in panic into the streets." Source: Turkish Red Crescent

EQ Earthquake - 30 October, 2020

Turkey

Tropical Cyclone Molave Size-up

Tropical Cyclone Molave has been sized-up.

TC Tropical Cyclone - 25 October, 2020

Cambodia and 4 other countries

Beirut Port Explosion Response

Beirut Port Explosion has been activated

OT Other - 9 August, 2020

Lebanon

Tropical Cyclone Amphan Size-up

"Tropical Cyclone Amphan has been sized-up."

TC Tropical Cyclone - 22 May, 2020

Bangladesh, Bhutan, India

Tropical Cyclone Typhon Kammuri Response

2019 Typhon Kamurri Response & Preparedness Mapping is an activation that comprises the following projects:

TC Tropical Cyclone - 3 December, 2019

Philippines

Venezuela Crisis 2019 Response

Ayuda Venezuela is an Activation of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) to improve the basemap in areas already seeing an influx of refugees from the political turmoil in Venezuela.

OT Other - 1 March, 2019

Colombia, Venezuela