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Mapping in Conflict

9 May, 2022

Global, Afghanistan, Ukraine

Recent events and experiences, including last year’s developments in Afghanistan and the war in Ukraine, have prompted HOT—and the wider humanitarian mapping community—to revisit what can be ethically and practically done to help people caught in conflict within the context of OSM.

HOT looking for exciting conference collaborations for 2022!

HOT is actively looking to collaborate on and support conferences that bring together communities, partners, collaborators and supporters, committed to and active in humanitarian open mapping to learn, share and connect. Can you help us?

The HOT Summit Working Group - 9 May, 2022

Global

¡HOT busca colaborar en conferencias este 2022!

HOT busca activamente colaborar y apoyar conferencias que reúnan a comunidades, socios, colaboradores y simpatizantes -comprometidos y activos en el mapeo abierto humanitario- para aprender, compartir y conectarse. ¿Puedes ayudarnos?

The HOT Summit Working Group - 9 May, 2022

Global

DRC et Haïti, un transfert de connaissances inter-communautaire

Lorsqu'il est devenu évident que le projet de collaboration entre HOT et l'organisation communautaire COSMHANNE en Haïti nécessitait un volet de formation technique OSM en français, la communauté OSM RDC est intervenue.

Muluba Bienvenu, Wendy Delva, Claire Halleux, Shazmane Mandjee Rehamtula, Pete Masters, Jackson Mumbere, Christian Muyaya, Adler Salvador - 3 May, 2022

Haiti

DRC x Haiti Peer-to-Peer Knowledge Transfer

When it became clear that the collaborative project between HOT and the COSMHANNE community organisation in Haiti would need a technical OSM training component in French, the OSM DRC community stepped in.

Muluba Bienvenu, Wendy Delva, Claire Halleux, Shazmane Mandjee Rehamtula, Pete Masters, Jackson Mumbere, Christian Muyaya, Adler Salvador - 3 May, 2022

Haiti

New open mapping actors in Ecuador

The collaboration of experienced free culture activists with new mappers is renewing the landscape of collaborative cartography in Ecuador.

27 April, 2022

Global

Nuevos actores del mapeo abierto en Ecuador

La colaboración de experimentados activistas de la cultura libre con nuevos mapeadores esta renovando el panorama de la cartografía colaborativa en Ecuador.

Juan Arellano Valdivia - 27 April, 2022

Global

HOT Summit: an Exciting New Approach for 2022 and 2023

We want to improve how we bring communities, partners, and supporters together around open mapping, OpenStreetMap, and humanitarian response / social impact through the HOT Summit.

The HOT Summit Working Group - 13 April, 2022

Global

HOT Summit: un nuevo y emocionante enfoque para 2022 y 2023

Queremos mejorar la forma de reunir a las comunidades, los socios y los colaboradores en torno a la cartografía abierta, OpenStreetMap y la respuesta humanitaria / el impacto social a través del HOT Summit.

The HOT Summit Working Group - 13 April, 2022

Global

Open Mapping News from LATAM

2022 seems like a good year for the Latin American OSM community, let's see what new activities are being developed in the countries of the region.

23 March, 2022

Global

Novedades del mapeo abierto en LATAM

2022 parece un buen año para la comunidad OSM latinoamericana, veamos que nuevas actividades se van desarrollando en los países de la región.

Juan Arellano Valdivia - 23 March, 2022

Global

Open Mapping Hub Launches in West And Northern Africa

The West and Northern Africa Open Mapping Hub (the Hub) opens its doors today to support open mapping activities in the region. The Hub...

Ibrahima Cisse - 16 March, 2022

Global

The ESA Open Mapping Grants: Reviewed and Revised

In November 2020, the Open Mapping Hub - Eastern and Southern Africa received 20 applications from OSM Communities in 17 countries in the region...

Sophie Mower - 10 March, 2022

Global

Mapeando o Cuidado

A URBELatam, uma parceria de três universidades, está trabalhando com o Banco Preventório para mapear a comunidade do Morro do Preventório próximo ao Rio de Janeiro. O mapa permitirá que o banco amplie seus serviços à comunidade e sirva de modelo e inspiração para outras favelas.

Alessandra Figueiredo, Elena Veríssimo, Samara Franco - 1 February, 2022

Brazil

Mapping the Care of People with URBELatam

URBELatam, a partnership of three universities, is working with the Preventório Community Bank to map the Morro do Preventório community near Rio de Janeiro. This will enable the bank to expand its services to the community and serve as a model and inspiration for other favela communities.

Alessandra Figueiredo, Elena Veríssimo, Samara Franco - 1 February, 2022

Brazil

How does pollution stall productivity? Studying Monrovia's Duala Market

The World Bank, the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, and iLab Liberia partnered to assess how pollution and lack of infrastructure was impeding the productivity of the Duala Market, Monrovia's largest wholesale market.

Jess Beutler, Benjamin Dills, Carter Draper, Soraya Goga, Swati Sachdeva - 27 January, 2022

Liberia