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Douglas Ssebaggala


Douglas has been an ocassional volunter with HOT since 2012: making use of the HOT Tasking manager, and taking part in disaster mapping activations. He got further involved with HOT in Uganda with the mapping financial inclusion project. He is active in Open source and Open Data activites and is steadily gaining momentum, with HOT activities.


From the map to the field: HOT trains MSF and refugees in field data collection - Uganda

On the 12th of July, the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) in Uganda, under the Crowdsourcing Non-Camp Refugee Data program, funded by United States Department...

20 July, 2017

Bringing Remote Mapping to the Field

Following the preliminary results of both mapathons in Gulu, Northern Uganda, Istanbul and Kampala (World Refugee Day), HOT, and other community volunteers deployed information...

6 July, 2017

Gulu Mapathon and Partnerships

  As Uganda deals with an influx of refugees from South Sudan and neighbouring countries, many responders including UNHCR implementing partners, the Ugandan Government,...

5 May, 2017

Making use cases for crowd sourced financial services data in Uganda

How can individuals, businesses and government adapt the process, and reliability of crowdsourced financial services data collection, for planning, decision making and financial inclusion....

20 December, 2016

Mapping for Resilience - Karamoja Region, Uganda

 (Original composition by Taylor Zevanove, AidData Summer Fellow 2016 with the HOT team in Kampala, Uganda)   On July 25th Uganda’s Humanitarian OpenStreetMap team...

15 September, 2016

Mapping the Unmapped: A Summer Fellows Foray into the OSM Community

(Written by Cleo Stern, AidData Summer Fellow 2016 with the HOT team in Kampala, Uganda)   We hadn’t been in Kampala, let alone Uganda,...

4 August, 2016

Using Financial Services data in OSM: GIS Poster and Mobile apps

Geospatial data lies at the basis of large portions of web and mobile applications, but sometimes tends to be undervalued and is often not...

4 July, 2016

HOT inspires mapping communities in Uganda

The last time that HOT carried out mapping in Northern Uganda was on August 20 2012, teaming up with the American and Ugandan Red...

21 June, 2016

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