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Mapping Guinea: Help Wanted

Joseph Reeves

26 March, 2014

Global

OpenStreetMap on the Ground: Update from Kathmandu

I reported the HOT Community on OpenStreetMap work in Nepal in the beginning of 2013 (click here to see my post). Almost a year...

Nama Raj Budhathoki - 10 March, 2014

Global

LearnOSM Updates

Recently we've made some improvements to LearnOSM, HOT's resource for learning to use OpenStreetMap from the ground up.  It's not always easy keeping up...

Jeff Haack - 18 February, 2014

Global

Peace Corps + OpenStreetMap

The Peace Corps and Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team have been collaborating for over a year. To me its a natural connection. Peace Corps Volunteers (known...

Mikel Maron - 10 February, 2014

Global

Support Haiyan/Yolanda Reconstruction: Contribute Public Use UaV (Drone) Imagery

An unprecedented number of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) -- drones -- have been used to collect imagery after typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan. But little coordination between projects appears to have occurred. Many types of response and recovery organizations can benefit from these "bird's eye" views of the typhoon affected areas.

Kate Chapman - 27 January, 2014

Global

Activation HOT en République centrafricaine : état de la progression

Merci à tous les contribueurs qui ont aidé à cartographier Bangui et Zemio la semaine dernière !   J'ai effectué une revue de l'état de la progression...

Séverin Ménard - 18 January, 2014

Central African Republic

Some editing stats from the Typhoon Haiyan response

On Friday I presented a talk at the Open Data Institute on "Typhoon Crisis Mapping With OpenStreetMap". You can see the slides and notes...

Harry Wood - 14 January, 2014

Global

HOT Monitoring for the current Crisis in South Sudan

South Sudan is currently a top humanitarian focus if we consider the number of publications over the week on ReliefWeb.  Since violence increased in...

Séverin Ménard - 5 January, 2014

Global

Thank you Lokku and Happy New Year

HOT is fortunate to have generous supporters around the world. We are a small non-profit that is mainly funded upon projects. Every contribution and donation is...

Harry Wood - 4 January, 2014

Global

Have Spare Holiday Time? Contribute with HOT Mapping

Many of us have spare quiet moments in the Christmas and New Year holiday season. We've gorged ourselves on food, cleaned up wripped apart wrapping paper, and maybe had a little time to relax and reflect. Now, If you're looking for something to occupy your time these days as your energy builds for the new year, you're more than welcome to join in and map HOT tasks, and make a solid contribution to places in humanitarian crisis right at this moment.

Mikel Maron - 27 December, 2013

Global

2012 Financial Filings Posted

As part of our obligations as a 501(c)3 registered organization, we make our financial filings (known as "Form 990: Return of Organization Exempt From Income...

Schuyler Erle - 19 December, 2013

Global

Imagery for Haiyan

OpenStreetMap began with people walking, biking, and driving around their neighborhoods, surveying data using GPS to map. Starting in 2007, satellite imagery became available...

Kate Chapman - 17 December, 2013

Global

OpenStreetMap and Yolanda: A Report from Manila

I spent four days this week in Manila with the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery unit of the World Bank. The impetus...

Kate Chapman - 5 December, 2013

Global

Mapping Request for Carles area (Typhoon Haiyan)

We have a specific mapping request from Robert Bannick of the American Red Cross. Can you lend some time and tackle a tile? Hello...

Heather Leson - 1 December, 2013

Global

HOT Mapping party at #ICCM in Nairobi

Severin Menard and I are in Nairobi for the International Conference of Crisis Mappers. We decided to host an afternoon mapping party with the...

Heather Leson - 22 November, 2013

Global

Réponse d'OpenStreetMap au Typhon Haiyan / Yolanda

Le super-typhon Haiyan aux Philippines est le plus fort jamais enregistré. Nous supportons la communauté OpenStreetMap des Philippines. Au cours de la première semaine...

Pierre Béland - 18 November, 2013

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