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Imagery for Haiyan

Kate Chapman

17 December, 2013


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


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


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


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


Remote HOT Activation in the Philippines for Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan

The Humanitarian OpenSteetMap Team (HOT) has activated to provide geographic base data in areas affected by typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan in the Philippines. Currently we are...

Kate Chapman - 11 November, 2013


Straighten Our Ways – Ulaanbaatar Project Week 5

Having taken advantage of the warmer temperature the latter part of Week 4, we had plenty of data to edit and upload. Unfortunately this...

Russell Deffner - 5 November, 2013


HOT Chilly Mapping - Ulaanbaatar Project Week 4

After two weeks of initial training about OSM and focus made on tracing over imagery, we started the field mapping on Monday 21. Our...

Séverin Ménard - 29 October, 2013


Keep From Crumbling - Ulaanbaatar Project Week 3

I will admit, I was quite nervous knowing that I would be 'alone' in Ulaanbaatar this week; especially knowing that Wednesday and Thursday I...

Russell Deffner - 20 October, 2013


Russell's Week One (i.e. project week 2) Ulaanbaatar

Sain bainuu, or hello from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia! My name is Russell Deffner and I am the Junior Coordinator for the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT)...

Russell Deffner - 13 October, 2013


A new window on OpenStreetMap data

OpenStreetMap data is as rich and varied as the real world. And, just as when you look through a window you can't take in...

Yohan Boniface - 29 September, 2013


Open Cities Dhaka Kicks Off

This week the Open Cities Dhaka Project begins. The project is supported by the World Bank and involves the collection and open dissemination of...

Jeff Haack - 2 September, 2013


OpenStreetMap Sri Lanka

Fort du soutien financier et opérationnel de la Direction de la Francophonie numérique (DFN) de l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), HOT avec un...

Jeff Haack - 13 August, 2013


Faces of HOT: Iyan, new Indonesian Team Manager

Yantisa Akhadi, a.k.a Iyan, is the new team manager for the Indonesia project. He has an extensive background with open source software and web development through working at the UNDP and IFRC.
Iyan grew up in one of the hottest cities in Indonesia, Semarang. As a teenager on the brink of internet revolution, he quickly fall in love with ICT and decided to concentrate in Informatics Engineering at Islamic University of Indonesia. After he graduated, he joined IFRC and then move to the UNDP for about 5 years. While working at the UNDP, he became interested in web-based mapping. Thus, he decided to get his Masters in Spatial Information Science at the University of Melbourne.

Katrina E. - 9 July, 2013


Espace OSM Francophone in Togo Day+4 - English version

The fourth day of this set up mission of the project Espace OSM Francophone in Togo is coming to its end.With the support of the Direction de la Francophonie Numérique (OIF-DFN) from Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, members of the WoeLab Lomé of Africaine d'Architecture, Amadou Ndong of the project OpenStreetMap Sénégal deployed with me under the banner of HOT, we have been working to set up the OSM project in this country of Western Africa

Nicolas Chavent - 28 June, 2013


Espace OSM Francophone au Togo à J+4

Le quatrième jour de cette mission de lancement du projet Espace OSM Francophone au Togo s'achève.Avec le soutien de la Direction de la Francophonie Numérique (OIF-DFN) de l'Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie, les membres du WoeLab Lomé de l'Africaine d'Architecture, Amadou Ndong du projet OpenStreetMap Sénégal déployé avec moi sous la bannière de HOT, nous travaillons à l'ancrage du projet OpenStreetMap dans ce pays de l'Afrique de l'Ouest.

Nicolas Chavent - 28 June, 2013