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Harry Wood

25 January, 2011

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Introducing COSMHA

A new organization has been formed to sustain, support, and grow the local OpenStreetMap Community in Haiti.  COSMHA, or Comunite OpenStreetMap de Haiti, was formed...

robert — 14 January, 2011

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Ivory Coast post electoral crisis

The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) activated as political tension increased dramatically in Ivory Coast in the aftermath of the presidential election this late December...

Nicolas Chavent — 31 December, 2010

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HOT's Proposal for the Knight News Challenge

Since March HOT has been holding trainings in Haiti on how to contribute to OpenStreetMap. We've travel to many of the earthquake effected areas...

Kate Chapman — 24 November, 2010

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Maps for Mozambique

This post has simultaneously published at the Spanish Spatial Data Infrastructures blog Last week was a small adventure. I went to Mozambique to make...

Iván Sánchez Ortega — 17 November, 2010

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Fourth deploy of the HOT to Haiti: camp mapping project with IOM

It has been one week since Kate and I came back from Haiti where HOT deployed to grow OSM capacities within the Communication Unit...

Nicolas Chavent — 8 September, 2010

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Pakistan SPOT imagery coverage extended

The coverage of the SPOT imagery has recently been shifted and much extended, to cover a great deal more of the flood affected area...

Harry Wood — 4 September, 2010

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Pakistan floods

In July Pakistan was hit by massive flooding. Monsoon rainfall continues to feed the floods and the flood itself has killed tens of thousands...

Harry Wood — 25 August, 2010

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HOT Mission 4 to Haiti

Information Kiosk (image courtesy Leonard Doyle) Nicolas and I are back down in Haiti until the end of August. There was just as much...

Kate Chapman — 22 August, 2010

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HOT thoughts by Trevor

Membership on the HOT team is quite the trying experience. There are always long days of work with early mornings and late nights. It's...

Trevor Ellerman — 29 June, 2010

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Haiti mission 3 - A final mapping party in Carrefour (Port Au Prince) at The Base Navale Amiral Killic and ADRA.

The final day of HOT's third deployment to Haiti was no less busy than all the other days.  This training day did in a...

Nicolas Chavent — 28 June, 2010

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Haiti mission 3 - Training and Mapping Party in Gonaïves

The first actual mapping party of this mission was scheduled for 25-27 June in this town of Northern Haiti. In OpenStreetMap a mapping party...

Kate Chapman — 27 June, 2010

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Haiti mission 3 - Jacmel and Leogane reports

The team left in a convoy formed by two pick-ups from the Shelter Cluster since the World Food Program (WFP) & the UN Logistics...

Nicolas Chavent — 24 June, 2010

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Haiti mission 3 - Week 1 in Port-au-Prince

As Week 1, Mission 3 wraps up in Port-au-Prince the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team performed a review class on Sunday for anyone previously trained in...

Kate Chapman — 21 June, 2010

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Haiti mission 3 - Training Day with the IOM Community Mobilizers

Today was the first day of training with the community mobilizers from IOM (International Office for Migration). These 25 young Haitians mostly engaged in...

Kate Chapman — 20 June, 2010

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How to improve our work in Haiti? MapMaker and OSM thoughts too by Mikel

This is a question I'm considering a lot "¦ filtered through the brief rushes of reading the amazing crisismappers list, diving into OSM on...

Mikel Maron — 19 June, 2010

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