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Map Completeness Estimation and Experimental Analytics for Health

Over the last couple of years, HOT has been working with partners like the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) and the Botswana Ministry of...

Alyssa Wright - 28 May, 2018


HOT Hosted a Mapathon in the State University of Semarang

In April 16-18, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Indonesia collaborated with the State University of Semarang (UNNES) to host a mapathon for the capital of...

Biondi Sanda Sima - 18 May, 2018


Agetic Training Success with OSM Mali

OSM Mali run training for Communication Technologies Agency, Agetic Mali

16 May, 2018


Field surveying in Botswana to support the National Malaria Programme

Although a lot of progress has been made to combat malaria, and yearly deaths worldwide have declined from over 1 million in 2000 to...

Paul Uithol - 16 May, 2018


Welcoming summer work on open source tools through Outreachy and Google Summer of Code

Welcome to the new Google Summer of Code and Outreachy students! The HOT Community is getting a significant amount of support this summer on...

Nate Smith - 7 May, 2018


Motorcycle Mapping - BodaBodas and 'The Knowledge'

Uganda’s capital city, Kampala, has Uber taxis. It is crazy. They are highly unreliable, not surprisingly given the traffic behaviour here - which could...

Rupert Allan - 29 April, 2018


Engaging with Youth, HOT’s Uni Battle Map Winner Becomes the First YouthMappers Chapter in Indonesia

Youth is a critical partner in carrying out HOT’s mission. We worked together with university students and young people since the very inception of...

Biondi Sanda Sima - 26 April, 2018


3 days of OSM and GIS training kicks off in Mali!

Guest blog; Nathalie Sidibe, OSM Mali

Amelia Hunt - 23 April, 2018


Microgrants 2018: HOT supports eight OSM communities!

We are pleased to announce the launch of this year’s Microgrant programme, which will support communities across South America, the Caribbean, West Africa and...

Rebecca Firth - 20 April, 2018

Benin and 7 other countries

Nethope Device Challenge - April Update!

Since January 2018, the Nethope grant communities have expanded to 16 communities, with plans to extend to a further 6 in the next 3...

Amelia Hunt - 19 April, 2018

Bangladesh and 8 other countries

Some Powerful Map Outputs From The Ugandan Refugee Response

Image: Waiting for Water - Long queues of Jerrycans at the dried-out borehole near BidiBidi Refugee Settlement

Rupert Allan - 14 April, 2018


Nethope Device Challenge reaches the Gambia

HOT are pleased to introduce our sixteenth Nethope Device Challenge grant to the YMCA in the Gambia. Initially, under the Nethope Device Grant, HOT...

Amelia Hunt - 14 April, 2018


HOT Summit at FOSS4G 2018 Updates

The time is quickly approaching! HOT Summit at FOSS4G 2018 is only 4 months away and we’re excited to see you and for you...

Rachel VanNice - 12 April, 2018


Mapping to support local NGOs in Kenya

As part of HOT’s mission to expand local mapping communities and ensure that HOT’s partners contribute to the sustainability of OpenStreetMap, our partner, Salesforce,...

Amelia Hunt - 12 April, 2018


Update on HOT’s Strategic Planning Process

Given the short-term nature of humanitarian funding and project-centered work, HOT has historically operated under relatively short-term, often one or two year planning cycles....

Tyler Radford - 10 April, 2018