Voting Membership Elects New Board Member in Special Election
Over the past several weeks, the HOT Voting Membership has elected Maning Sambale to the HOT Board of Directors, filling the seat vacated by...
Using Low-Cost Equipment to Gather High Precision Data for Flood Modeling
In collaboration with Deltares and with funding from GIZ, OMDTZ was able to collect accurate and precise river cross-section surveys using an innovative, low-cost technique developed by the Resilience Academy and OMDTZ.
HOT Pairs 2020 Virtual Summit with the Understanding Risk Forum 2020
HOT pairs 2020 Virtual Summit with the Understanding Risk Forum 2020
Supporting Istanbul’s Open Data Efforts
BİMTAŞ A.Ş. and HOT partner Yer Çizenler are working together to put the Istanbul Planning Agency campus on OpenStreetMap.
Philippines Completes Remote Mapping and Validation for Pampanga
On September 21, 2020, the Philippine mapping team finished remote mapping and validation for the whole of Pampanga.
Supporting Coronavirus Response Through Mapping in Liberia (by iLab Liberia)
In May 2020, iLab Liberia was awarded a microgrant as part of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team’s (HOT) Rapid Response Microgrant: COVID-19 Program. Here’s iLab’s community blogpost detailing their project.
International Equal Pay Day: Our Pursuit of Gender Equity
Today is International Equal Pay Day, and we're marking the day by sharing what we are doing to support the International Equal Pay Day initiative in our organization.
HOT Philippines as of August 2020
This August, HOT Philippines began training with LGU volunteers in Pampanga, celebrated #HOT10YRS, and sealed partnerships for September.
The State of OpenStreetMap in Africa
In the run-up to the 2020 State of the Map conference, OSM Africa surveyed OpenStreetMap community leaders across the continent. Geoffrey Kateregga looks at the results and offers a deep dive into the state and trajectory of OpenStreetMap communities in Africa.
Covid-19 Pandemic in Peru: Mapping Health Implications
As Peru struggles with the impacts of Covid-19, HOT and GAL Group are helping public health officials at all levels of government plan how to support communities by mapping rural and vulnerable populations in the Cusco region.
Reflections on our “Audacious” Journey
“Do you have an ambitious idea for tackling one of the world’s biggest problems?”
Voting Membership Annual Meeting Election Results
HOT's Voting Membership has hosted its 2020 Annual Meeting
HOT’s Community Support Programs - Going Beyond Microgrants
HOT’s vision is to map an area home to one billion people living in poverty and at high risk of disasters by engaging mappers around the world to massively grow the number of local edits to the map. To kickstart planning, HOT’s Community Team has hosted a series of workshops to understand community perspectives.
Philippines Continues to Hold OSM Training for Volunteers Online
Despite movement restrictions in the country, HOT Philippines is able to continue training volunteers by identifying their needs and shifting training efforts online.
HOT Microgrants 2019: The Highlights
In 2019, HOT provided Microgrants to eight local, regional, and national organizations around the world. Here are some highlights of their work.