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12 Oct 2021, Tropical Cyclone PAMELA-21 Size-up: Tropical Cyclone PAMELA-21 has been sized-up. , more

11 Oct 2021, Tropical Cyclone LIONROCK-21 & KOMPASU-21 Alert: Tropical Cyclone LIONROCK-21 & KOMPASU-21 has been sized-up. , more

11 Oct 2021, Tropical Cyclone PAMELA-21 Alert: Disaster Services is currently monitoring this event near Mexico, more

7 Oct 2021, Tropical Cyclone LIONROCK-21 & KOMPASU-21 Alert: Disaster Services is currently monitoring this event in South East Asia, more

5 Oct 2021, Mediterranean Wildfires 2021 Conclusion: The Mediterranean Wildfires 2021 activation has concluded., more

Full list of Events and Updates

Event
HDX
Resources

PAMELA-21

Mexico

N/A

LIONROCK-21 & KOMPASU-21

Regional

N/A

Cumbre Vieja Volcanic Eruption

Spain

N/A

Tropical Cyclone Chanthu

Taiwan, China, Philippines

N/A

Tropical Cyclone IDA

Cuba, USA

N/A

More Data and Resources

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

12 Oct 2021

Tropical Cyclone PAMELA-21 Size-up

Tropical Cyclone PAMELA-21 has been sized-up.

Mexico - TC Tropical Cyclone

5 Oct 2021

Mediterranean Wildfires 2021 Conclusion

The Mediterranean Wildfires 2021 activation has concluded.

Algeria and 4 other countries - FR Fire

23 Sep 2021

Cumbre Vieja Volcanic Eruption Size-up

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

Spain - VO Volcanic Eruption

Full list of Events and Disasters

Maps & Media



      Highlighted Projects


More 'Disaster Response' Projects


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