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Funds for community-led projects: the 2017 HOT Microgrants program

OpenStreetMap (OSM) community leaders are achieving amazing results on zero or near-zero budgets. Many have a desire or opportunity to map their local communities,...

Tyler Radford - 6 December, 2016


HOT's OSM Tasking Manager 3.0 Development Kick-Off!!

Dear Friends,Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT)  is leading a community focused software development project to design, specify, develop and release the next generation of its...

Blake Girardot - 1 December, 2016


HOT's OSM Tasking Manager 3.0 Tech Challenge

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) is seeking proposals for the design and implementation of the next generation of its OSM Tasking Manager2 (TM2) software.

Blake Girardot - 1 December, 2016


Mapping the world’s vulnerable places begins with you!

Help HOT provide 10 communities with equipment and funding to map!Many of the world's most vulnerable places do not exist on any map. Meet 12 leaders who are working to change that by putting their communities on the global map for the first time. You can show your support by making a donation today.

Tyler Radford - 28 November, 2016


Boosting Spatial Data Awareness and Participation, HOT Indonesia Hosts OSMGeoWeek Talkshow

November 13th–19th is celebrated annually as Geography Awareness Week. Also known as OSMGeoWeek, it aims to foster awareness in geography, spatial data and its usage...

Biondi Sanda Sima - 24 November, 2016


Supporting Humanitarian Response with Better Imagery Coordination

Pre- and post-disaster satellite imagery is a critical resource for HOT and many humanitarian response organizations. Coordination of imagery acquisition, processing and sharing in...

Cristiano Giovando - 23 November, 2016


Ramani Huria Closing Workshop: Reflection & New Direction

November 7th & 8th marked the beginning of a new era for Ramani Huria - a project that over the past year has brought...

Innocent Maholi - 21 November, 2016


Analyzing OpenStreetMap for the fight against malaria

The fight against malaria with OpenStreetMap (OSM) gets a boost today. HOT won a grant from Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative funded by the...

Nate Smith - 15 November, 2016


Collaborating with University Students, HOT Hosts a Mapathon at the Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember in Surabaya

Data infrastruktur vital yang tidak lengkap, tidak mutakhir dan tidak terorganisir secara sistematis menjadi salah satu hambatan besar dalam upaya penciptaan rencana kontinjensi kebencanaan....

Biondi Sanda Sima - 11 November, 2016


Missed the HOT Summit? Watch it online!

Last month (September), more than 150 HOT community members and partners from around the world attended the 2016 HOT Summit in Brussels. The Summit...

Tyler Radford - 28 October, 2016


OSM GeoWeek is November 13th-19th: Host a Mapping Event!

November 13th–19th is Geography Awareness Week. Join HOT as we prepare to make the third annual OSM Geography Awareness Week (“OSM GeoWeek”) the best...

Tyler Radford - 25 October, 2016


Mapping Dar es Salaam's Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Facilities

WaSH is a collective term for water, sanitation and hygiene. While each is a separate field of work, they are interdependent in nature. After...

Innocent Maholi - 19 October, 2016


Help Disaster Management in Surabaya by Mapping Remotely

Early this year, major parts of Surabaya were inundated by floods. Occasional event such as this may paralyze economic activities and put its citizens’...

Biondi Sanda Sima - 19 October, 2016


Work for HOT! Open Job Opportunities

HOT welcomes qualified applicants to apply to work with us! There are currently three open positions closing this week and next:Deadline Oct 21: Community Partnerships Manager - Missing MapsDeadline Oct 21: Product Manager - HOT Tasking Manager Re-DesignDeadline Oct 31: System Administrator/DevOps Engineer (Part-time)

Tyler Radford - 18 October, 2016


Hurricane Matthew Update

Hurricane Matthew as predicted caused catastrophic damage to Haiti that is still recovering from the 2010 earthquake. The main damage is located in western...

Dale Kunce - 8 October, 2016