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Blake Girardot

21 January, 2015


Cristiano Giovando Joins HOT to Lead OpenAerialMap Efforts

I’m delighted to announce that Cristiano Giovando has joined the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) to lead HOT’s efforts to restart OpenAerialMap (OAM). Cristiano conceptualized...

Kate Chapman - 13 January, 2015


Mapzen Donation!

This time of year we are reminded that HOT could not fulfill its mission without the support of the OpenStreetMap community at large. We...

30 December, 2014


Support HOT with an Annual Donation

HOT is a growing global community.  Over the past year we have had many successes in our mission to apply the principles of open...

Heather Leson - 19 December, 2014


Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) Activation Live

Typhoon Hagupit / Ruby is currently expected to make landfall in South East Samar early Sunday Morning (December 7, 2014).  In support of OpenStreetMap...

Heather Leson - 5 December, 2014


Open Cities Mapping Guide Released

The World Bank recently released its extensive guide to planning an Open Cities mapping project, which was proudly co-authored by HOT. Check out the announcement...

Jeff Haack - 10 November, 2014


Announcing the Missing Maps Project

I'm delighted to announce that this week HOT, in conjunction with American Red Cross, British Red Cross and Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders UK are...

Kate Chapman - 5 November, 2014


Interview on BBC World News

Last week we had a television interview, with me appearing alongside Andrew Braye from the British Red Cross, and with Pierre Béland joining us...

Harry Wood - 27 October, 2014


Update about CAR Activation

Séverin Ménard - 12 October, 2014

Central African Republic

Updates from Indonesia

Back in 2011, the first time I joined HOT as an intern for Community Mapping Pilot (Phase I), I never expect anything big or...

Emir Hartato - 7 October, 2014


GeONG Conference - West Africa Ebola Outbreak - Six months of sustained efforts by the OpenStreetMap community

This two days CartONG 4th Forum of Geographic Information for Relief and Development GeOnG event in Chambéry (France), September 22-23, was the opportunity for...

Pierre Béland - 27 September, 2014


Mikel Maron Chosen as a Presidential Innovation Fellow

On behalf of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team I am pleased to congratulate Mikel Maron for his new role as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at...

Jaakko Helleranta - 15 September, 2014


Fieldwork in Nsanje District (Weeks 6 - 7)

"Maswela bwanji?" (Good afternoon)  "Ndasewela bwino, kaya inu?" (The afternoon is fine, what about you?) "Ndasewela bwino." (The afternoon is fine) "Zikomo." (Thank you)...

Emir Hartato - 13 September, 2014


Fieldwork in the heart of Shire (Week 5)

It is the second, and last week, of fieldwork in the Chikwawa district, with the necessity to cover all the most flood prone areas...

Séverin Ménard - 7 September, 2014


Fieldwork begins in the Lower Shire (Week 4)

After 3 weeks of coordination, preparation and training, we begin the field mapping exercise this week. Everyone is excited with the upcoming exercise. Armed...

Maning Sambale - 28 August, 2014


White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Initiative Demo Day

You may have seen a few shout outs on twitter from last months disaster technology event at the White House. Albert Gembara’s talk is...

Mikel Maron - 21 August, 2014