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

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

The Liberia Local Empowerment for Government Inclusion and Transparency (LEGIT) project supports to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Governance Commission as they lead, monitor and coordinate the implementation of the government’s decentralization agenda.

 

HOT will, in close coordination with the LEGIT project team, contribute to several areas of the project, working with the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA)’s Department of Urban Affairs, city...

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

 

The HOT Export Tool allows users to create custom OpenStreetMap (OSM) exports for various regions, by specifying an area of interest and a list of features. Within minutes, up-to-date OSM data is extracted for the area and filtered based on the selected features before it is converted from the native PBF file into other data formats. Redevelopment of the original Export Tool took place in 2015 to create Version 2, which went...