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HOT board meeting in Dar Es Salaam

17 September, 2018

Tanzania

HOT straddles a line between a community organisation and a humanitarian NGO and the balance between the two is not always easy to maintain. However, we believe that it is important to try and achieve this, remaining true to the open, transparent and participatory nature of the community that HOT evolved from whilst delivering value through humanitarian action and development. This feedback from the in-person HOT board meeting in August outlines some of the ways we want to evolve HOT to enable these powerful twin aims.

Ripples of HOT Micro Grant's Impact on UniqueMappersTeam Community

Taking off from 12th June,2017,as UniqueMappersTeam and a Local community of OpenStreetMap in Nigeria, I looked forward to some support to empower and sustain...

Victor N Sunday - 16 September, 2018

Nigeria

Website Update: Interactive Maps

A round up of recent major pushes to the website through Outreachy.

Ramya Ragupathy - 14 September, 2018

Global

MAPATHON : Mapping disaster prone areas

Guest blog, Ashish Chalise, Geomatics Engineering Students’ Association of Nepal (GESAN.)

Sıla Alıcı - 11 September, 2018

Nepal

OSM Benin: growing local mapping with a HOT Microgrant

Guest blog - Luc Kpogbe, OSM Benin

Rebecca Firth - 7 September, 2018

Benin

Launching Visualize Change!

Today we’re launching Visualize Change, a new tool to see the change of OpenStreetMap over time. Anyone can automate the creation of embedded and...

Nate Smith - 4 September, 2018

Global

State of the Map 2018: reflections on inclusivity

The beauty of OpenStreetMap is it’s potential to be the most inclusive and representative map there is. Inclusion has long been discussed in the...

Rebecca Firth - 24 August, 2018

Global

Exploring the possibilities of mapping and identity in Cusco, Peru

Using a Nethope Device Grant to empower young people in Peru

14 August, 2018

Peru

HOT Conversations at State of the Map 2018

There has been a lot of activity lately within the HOT Community and we’re ready to share this at State of the Map 2018...

Nate Smith, Amelia Hunt, Russell Deffner - 28 July, 2018

Global

Community Knowledge Sharing Webinar Series

Join 15 OSM communities this July to hear about their experiences focusing on gender, youth, data integration, leave no one behind, and advocacy.

4 July, 2018

Niger and 14 other countries

Fast, Powerful, and Practical: New Technology for Aerial Imagery in Disaster Response

How rugged, portable AWS servers can be used for post-disaster imagery operations.

Seth Fitzsimmons - 2 July, 2018

Global

Website Update: Powering our maps with data

An update on how we are integrating data and visulisations across the site.

Ramya Ragupathy - 29 June, 2018

Global

Mapping HIV/AIDS in Tanzania: Using community-generated data to improve health services

Mapping HIV/AIDS in Tanzania

Amelia Hunt - 27 June, 2018

Tanzania

OSM DRC - supporting the Ebola response

On the 8th May 2018, the Ministry of Health announced the 9th Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to the...

27 June, 2018

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Data Collection Training in Bamako, Mali

Data collection training in Bamako, Mali

Nathalie Sidibe - 26 June, 2018

Mali

Bringing together West African OSM communities: OSM & GIS workshops in Lomé, Togo

OSM & GIS worshops in Togo in May 2018

Nathalie Sidibe - 26 June, 2018

Mali