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Eastern Afghanistan Earthquake Day 1

Russell Deffner

28 October, 2015

Afghanistan

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) calls upon our community to assist those affected by disaster for the second time in under one week

Updates and info on HOT's Hurricane Patricia mapping from the Activation Team

HOT, en coordinación con la comunidad mexicana de OSM, ha sido activada durante los dos últimos días, atendiendo al progreso del huracán y mapeando las áreas vulnerables en su camino. Tenemos dos tareas de mapeado abiertas en el OSM Tasking Manager (tasks.hotosm.org): una tarea que cubre las áreas costeras en el camino del huracán, y una tarea tierra adentro. No anticipamos abrir tareas adicionales, pero estamos monitorizando la situación en caso de que deslaves, inundaciones, u otros peligros posteriores al huracán generen situaciones humanitarias en las que podamos contribuir.

Blake Girardot - 25 October, 2015

Mexico

HOT Activation Hurricane Patricia

[en español a continuación] The Humanitarian OpenSteetMap Team (HOT) has activated to provide geographic base data in areas affected by Hurricane Patricia in Mexico....

Dale Kunce - 23 October, 2015

Mexico

Join #100mapathons for OSMGeoWeek 2015!

La semaine internationale de sensibilisation à la géographie (Geography Awareness Week) aura lieu du 15 au 21 Novembre. L’équipe HOT (Humanitarian Open Street Map Team), en partenariat avec le projet Missing Maps, ont l'intention d'y participer massivement cette année !

Pete Masters - 9 October, 2015

Global

The new OSM Export Tool is Live

The newly developed Export Tool is now LIVE. Please register with your OSM username and explore some of the new functionality, such as the use of...

Mhairi O'Hara - 6 October, 2015

Global

HOT Announces Tyler Radford as our Executive Director

We are excited to announce that Tyler Radford has accepted the position of Executive Director of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team. Since Tyler was named Interim...

Heather Leson - 2 October, 2015

Global

Outreachy Presentation | HOT OSM Round 10

The HOT OSM participants of round 10 of the Outreachy program will be presenting their work through Google Hangout on Air today, followed by...

Mhairi O'Hara - 1 October, 2015

Global

Community mapping has long lasting impact in Tandale, Dar es Salaam Tanzania

The ward of Tandale was one of the first wards in Dar es Salaam to benefit from community mapping and be comprehensively mapped on OpenStreetMap. Ramani Huria recently spoke to Ward Executive Officer for Tandale Mr. Osiligi Lossai about how they are using the data and maps provided to the ward following the completion of mapping.

Sophie Lafayette - 23 September, 2015

Tanzania

Beta Release of the Redeveloped Export Tool

The new Export Tool  was released for its Beta phase on Friday the 18th of September. We have had great input from the community during the...

Mhairi O'Hara - 23 September, 2015

Global

Making a Difference ... From Afar

By Charlotte Wolter        As a geographer and doctoral student at Kansas State, Kabita Ghimire has been away from her Nepal homeland...

Kristen Egermeier - 21 September, 2015

Global

Ramani Huria at the Africa Open Data Conference

The Ramani Huria team was proud to be part of the first Africa Open Data Conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The event drew speakers and attendees from all over the world, to discuss, debate and showcase ‘local and global examples of open data being produced, published, visualized, and captured in creative ways across Africa.’

Paul Uithol - 14 September, 2015

Tanzania

Activation Workshop at Africa Open Data Conference

The first workshop for the HOT Activation Curriculum was held during the pre-conference events of the first Africa Open Data Conference. The conference facilitated discussion around the benefit of Open Data on the African continent including lessons learned from around the globe. HOT is grateful to have been invited to participate in the conference and conduct our Activation workshop.

Russell Deffner - 8 September, 2015

Global

Alpha Release of the Redeveloped Export Tool

The Alpha release of the new Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team OSM Export Tool takes place today. Please help us iron out any bugs or oversights...

Mhairi O'Hara - 31 August, 2015

Global

Open Data, Open Mapping: TeachOSM in the Caribbean

Web-based mapping is an activity of growing importance in many countries around the world, especially in places where base map data is often scarce...

Steven Johnson - 31 August, 2015

Jamaica, Saint Lucia

End of the Outreachy Program Round 10

Round 10 of the Outreachy program has come to an end! Running for three months, from the 25th May till the 25th of August,...

Mhairi O'Hara - 27 August, 2015

Global

Community Mapping can greatly contribute to the development of Dar es Salaam

Mr. Monday Anthony, a 66 year old community member of Mchikichini ward in Ilala District who participated in Community Mapping for Flood Resilience, talked to Mr. Steven Bukulu a Mapping Supervisor and Media Specialist of Ramani Huria about the main reasons for floods occurring in many areas in Dar es Salaam, in particular Mchikichini.

Sophie Lafayette - 18 August, 2015

Tanzania