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Japan earthquake and tsunami

Harry Wood

21 March, 2011

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Haiti OSM Mapping for Japan and Libya

The COSMHA team came in for a training today on aerial imagery tracing and some review of fundamentals. Despite the initial remote Haiti OSM...

Mikel Maron - 15 March, 2011

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An Midday Hour of Mapping on LogBase in Port au Prince

Erica and I have been in Haiti for almost a week. Inspiring and overwhelming, and lots to talk about. But for this moment, just...

Mikel Maron - 11 March, 2011

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Tufts Crisis Mapping Class

The Tufts University Crisis Mapping Class is surveying the tools, ideas, and networks in new approaches to crisis response. There was a class on...

Mikel Maron - 17 February, 2011

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Please join! HOT conference call, February 16 12pm EST

Hello all, It's been an amazing year for OpenStreetMap and the H.O.T. community. We've supported humanitarian efforts and built capacities on every continent. Starting...

Mikel Maron - 9 February, 2011

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A Big Thank You to a Few of Our Supporters

As an organization, HOT is almost 100% bootstrapped.  We are volunteer driven with most of our costs being project related and paid for by...

robert - 26 January, 2011

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The new HOT logo

It is my pleasure to present the new Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team logo: Throughout December we held a logo design competition, inviting the community to...

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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