Hawa Adinani is a HOT staff member.
What we Learnt from Mapping African Megacity Dar es Salaam
Since the project kicked-off in 2015, Ramani Huria, funded by the World Bank and implemented by Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), has managed to map three-quarters of one of Africa’s megacities, Dar es Salaam. As a city that is particularly vulnerable to floods, the team focused their mapping on flood-prone areas, especially in informal settlements where vulnerable populations live.
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...
Building Disaster Resilient Countries/Cities Through Open Spatial Data and Exposure Analysis.
Multiple partners have come together under the Meteor project, which aims to understand risk and disaster exposure in order to create resilient cities. Through...
Newly-revealed Shina boundaries offer unprecedented hyperlocal data for decisionmakers
Recent population figures estimate Dar es Salaam’s population to be over 5 million, with an annual population growth of 5.7%. Despite the rapid growth of the city, almost 70% of the city is comprised of informal unplanned settlements - a figure that is predicted to grow dramatically as the city expands.
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