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Ramani Huria community mapping showcased to Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete

Sophie Lafayette

9 August, 2015

Tanzania

La quatrième conférence annuelle nationale Tanzanienne des sciences, des technologies et de l'innovation s'est déroulée à Dar es Salaam du 17 au 19 juin 2015. La conférence a permis une présentation de la cartographie communautaire Ramani Huria de Dar es Salaam au President de la république de Tanzanie, Jakaya Kikwete.

#HOTSummit Videos are Live!

Les Vidéo du ‪#‎hotsummit‬  sont disponibles ! Merci à tous nos volontaires et partenaires ainsi qu'à la croix rouge anglaise pour ce travail de...

Kristen Egermeier - 7 August, 2015

Global

OAM Adds Dynamic Filtering, Upload Tools Coming Soon

During the recent Nepal earthquakes, digital humanitarians were suddenly flooded with data, a lot of data, especially aerial imagery collected with satellites and small...

Cristiano Giovando - 24 July, 2015

Global

Pilot Workshops - HOT Activation Curriculum

HOT has been developing an 'Activation' training curriculum over the last several months in order to build and improve the skills of it's 'Activators'....

Mhairi O'Hara - 23 July, 2015

Global

"Ramani Huria" Scale Up - Dar es Salaam, 6th July, 2015

The "Dar Ramani Huria" Scale Up Workshop took place at Nkrumah Hall, University of Dar es Salaam, on Monday 6th of July. Over the...

Paul Uithol - 17 July, 2015

Tanzania

Nepal Earthquake: A note of thanks to HOT’s aerial imagery providers

  Aerial imagery is key to the work that HOT undertakes each day of the year. During a crisis, the need becomes even more...

Tyler Radford - 14 July, 2015

Nepal

HOT Leadership 2015

This year has presented many challenges to HOT. We have been incredibly active and successful in all of our programs: Disaster Mapping, Community Building and Technical Projects. However, as many of you know, 2015 has been a year of tremendous change in HOT leadership.

Russell Deffner - 8 July, 2015

Global

Mapping Ulaanbaatar with Asia Foundation

Recently we had a very pleasant surprise to be contacted by Nicholas Doiron, who Project Coordinator, Severin Menard, knew from previous work including in Haiti. Nick, now working with Asia Foundation alongside Michelle Chang, knew about the HOT Mapping Ulaanbaatar project and reached out for advice as the Asia Foundation planned an OpenStreetMap Mapathon competition.

Russell Deffner - 3 July, 2015

Global

Be the Executive Director of Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

  Passionate about maps, humanitarian response and global community? Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) seeks an Executive Director to dream big building on our successes...

Heather Leson - 2 July, 2015

Global

TomTom June 2015 HOT Mapathon

  HOT a récemment assisté la société TomTom à l'organisation d'un Mapathon focalisé sur la cartographie du Nepal. Des batiments, des zones résidentielles, des routes,...

Pierre Mirlesse - 26 June, 2015

Nepal

Case study: Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

Implementation of a collaborative, crowd-sourced Geographic Information System for humanitarian aid and economic development. Recently I became an official member of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team...

Felix Delattre - 23 June, 2015

Global

The New Field Papers Site is Live!

The new Field Papers site has been live for over a week now, as it was successfully launched on the 28th of May. Thanks to the team at Stamen Design in conjunction with co-funding from the Hewlett Foundation through the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, the tool has been re-vamped to become stable and more international. Field Papers has been optimised for multiple languages, which include but are not limited to Deutsch, Español, Français, Bahasa Indonesia, Italiano, 日本語, کوردی, Nederlands, Português, and Kiswahili. Please contribute towards the internationalisation and translation of Field Papers by visiting the Transifex project and joining the team of your desired language.

Mhairi O'Hara - 5 June, 2015

Global

OpenAerialMap Beta Goes Live

We are very excited to introduce the first release of OpenAerialMap! The current image catalog is still in beta but gives an insight of...

Cristiano Giovando - 29 May, 2015

Global

HOT attends first White House Mapathon

The first ever White House Mapathon held on 21 May 2015, served to highlight the growing importance of crowdmapping and open geospatial data and...

Steven Johnson - 28 May, 2015

Global

Your Neighbour is Mapping

State of the Map from our Board President, Heather Leson It has been a month since the Nepal Earthquake occurred and the digital humanitarian...

Kristen Egermeier - 28 May, 2015

Global

Global Studies and Collaboration with CrisisMappers Japan

On April 28, 2015, Prof. Furuhashi, of Aoyama Gakuin University's School of Global Studies and Collaboration held a seminar for some twenty beginning students studying Crisis Mapping. The seminar took place at the Global Learning Commons, a free space for students to gather at Aoyama Gakuin’s Sagamihara campus. This online project is part of the relief efforts of volunteers for Nepal’s catastrophic earthquake.

Heather Leson - 27 May, 2015

Nepal