Ongoing projects

Disaster Mapping

Community Development

Technical Projects

  • The Export Tool allows users to create custom OpenStreetMap (OSM) extracts anywhere in the world, by selecting an area of interest, map features and file formats. Within minutes, up-to-date OSM data is exported, filtered and converted.

  • Through a small prototype grant by the Knight Foundation, the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team and key partners created OSM Analytics, an online platform for real time analysis and visualization of

  • HOT has developed a protocol and training program to empower those volunteer Activators who coordinate our Disaster Mapping.

  • Imagery from satellites, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and other aircraft is becoming increasingly available after a disaster.

  • In the middle of 2012, HOT ID train communities and government to collect exposure data, such as buildings, roads and population.

  • LearnOSM provides easy to understand, step-by-step guides for you to get started with contributing to OpenStreetMap and using OpenStreetMap and using OpenStreetMap data.

  • The OSM Tasking Manager is a mapping coordination tool designed and built for the Humanitarian OSM Team collaborative mapping efforts. The purpose of the tool is to divide up a mapping project into smaller tasks that can be completed rapidly...


  • Missing Maps is an open collaboration of organisations and individuals. Whether you have five minutes or five days free, your time is hugely appreciated!

  • OpenMapKit is the result of a partnership between HOT, ARC and USAID to build a mobile application for field surveying.

  • HOT supported the launch of MapGive in March 2014.