Projects

Disaster Mapping

When major disaster strikes anywhere in the world, HOT rallies a huge network of volunteers to create, online, the maps that enable responders to reach those in need.

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Latest Disaster Mapping Project

The past several months we have seen disasters and destruction on an unprecedented scale, and the HOT Community has activated to respond. Details on the projects, and how you can get involved are below. This is a critical time in the lives of millions of people worldwide, and we thank the mappers volunteering to support them.

Hurricane Irma and Maria

Context

Hurricanes Irma and Maria have battered the Caribbean islands, causing extreme destruction...

Community

HOT supports community mapping projects around the world and assists people to create their own maps for socio-economic development and disaster preparedness.

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Latest Community Project

Please visit https://donate.hotosm.org to contribute by December 25th!

Technical

HOT develops several open source programs and applications to leverage collaborative mapping and the use of new technologies in the field of geographic information for humanitarian aid. Check them out!

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Latest Technical Project

 

Version 3 of the Export Tool officially LAUNCHED on 18th September 2017. The new version is now hosted at export.hotosm.org, with Version 2 available at old-export.hotosm.org till mid November 2017, when it will be shut down.

 

The Export Tool allows users to create custom OpenStreetMap (OSM) extracts anywhere in the world, by selecting an area of interest...