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11 May 2022, Tropical Cyclone Asani 2022 Size-up: Tropical Cyclone Asani has been sized-up., more

10 May 2022, Tropical Cyclone Asani 2022 Alert: Disaster Services is currently monitoring this event in the Indian Ocean., more

14 Apr 2022, Durban Floods: South Africa Size-up: Durban Floods: South Africa has been sized-up., more

14 Apr 2022, Tropical Storm Agaton 2022 (MEGI-22) Activation: This in activation to support OSM Philippines for the Tropical Storm Agaton., more

13 Apr 2022, Tropical Cyclone MEGI-22 (Agaton) Size-up: Tropical Cyclone MEGI-22 has been sized-up., more

Full list of Events and Updates

Event
HDX
Resources

ASANI-22

India

N/A

MEGI-22 (Agaton)

Philippines

N/A

South Sudan Floods 2022

South Sudan

N/A

Brazil floods Q1 2022 Support

Brazil

Maxar

PetrĂ³polis Brazil Floods 2022

Brazil

N/A

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About Disaster Response:



Location is critical to disaster response: first responders need fast, reliable information to reach affected areas post-disaster and prioritize aid. Through rapid response activations, the HOT community works together online using satellite and drone imagery to rapidly generate map data in OpenStreetMap. The resulting data is made available via the Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX) and can be used to create printed maps, for analysis, or for navigation on the ground.

Activation Protocol
Events Timeline

11 May 2022

Tropical Cyclone Asani 2022 Size-up

Tropical Cyclone Asani has been sized-up.

India - TC Tropical Cyclone

14 Apr 2022

Durban Floods: South Africa Size-up

Durban Floods: South Africa has been sized-up.

South Africa - Fl Flood

14 Apr 2022

Tropical Storm Agaton 2022 (MEGI-22) Activation

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

Philippines - TC Tropical Cyclone

Full list of Events and Disasters

Maps & Media



      Highlighted Projects


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HOT COVID-19 RESPONSE

HOT Program

Global

ACTIVE

OSM South Sudan: Building an inclusive mapping community

Community-Led

South Sudan

COMPLETED

OSM Sierra Leone: Strengthening and expanding their community of mappers

Community-Led

Sierra Leone

COMPLETED

Practical Action in Bolivia: Mapping to support ongoing response to the Bolivian wildfires

Community-Led

Bolivia

COMPLETED

Disaster Response: Cyclone Idai

HOT Program

Mozambique and 2 other countries

COMPLETED

Disaster Response: Typhoons, Tsunami, Ebola, Friaje and More

HOT Program

Indonesia and 8 other countries

COMPLETED

Cuerpo Consultivo para el Desarrollo de Rio Piedras - Disaster Preparedness for Puerto Rico

Community-Led

Puerto Rico

ACTIVE

Disaster Activation: Cyclones, Flooding, Volcanic Eruption, Ebola outbreak 2018

Community-Led

Somalia and 6 other countries

COMPLETED

UAV Imagery for Disaster Response: Pacific Drone Imagery Dashboard (PacDID)

HOT Program

Fiji Tonga

COMPLETED

Disaster Response: South Asian Floods 2017

Community-Led

Bangladesh

ACTIVE

OSM Democratic Republic of Congo: Mapping for Ebola

Community-Led

Democratic Republic of the Congo

ACTIVE

Ger Community Map Center: Improving Emergency Response Maps

Community-Led

Mongolia

ACTIVE

OSM Peru: Improving Maps for Disasters

Community-Led

Peru

ACTIVE

Disaster Activation: Ebola Epidemic 2014-16

HOT Program

Guinea and 2 other countries

COMPLETED

Disaster Activation: Hurricane Patricia 2015

HOT Program

Mexico

COMPLETED

Disaster Activation: Hurricanes Irma, Maria, Mexico Earthquake, Bangladesh flooding

HOT Program

Bangladesh and 7 other countries

COMPLETED

Disaster Activation: Typhoon Haiyan 2013

Community-Led

Philippines

COMPLETED

Disaster Activation: Somalia 2011

Community-Led

Somalia

COMPLETED

Disaster Activation: Nepal Earthquake 2015

Community-Led

Nepal

COMPLETED

Disaster Activation: Eastern Afghanistan Earthquake 2015

HOT Program

Afghanistan

COMPLETED

Disaster Activation: Ecuador Earthquake 2016

HOT Program

Ecuador

COMPLETED

Disaster Activation: Sri Lanka Flooding 2016

HOT Program

Sri Lanka

COMPLETED

Disaster Activation: Hurricane Matthew 2016

HOT Program

Haiti

COMPLETED

Disaster Activation: Cyclone Enawo 2017

HOT Program

Madagascar

COMPLETED

Disaster Activation: Haiti Post-earthquake response and recovery 2010-11

HOT Program

Haiti

COMPLETED