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End of an Era or at Least Internship

Kate Chapman

31 July, 2011


Schuyler Erle's presentation at State Of The Map EU

The organisers of State Of The Map Europe have done a great job of rapidly publishing videos of the conference presentations (little camera icons...

Harry Wood - 18 July, 2011


Keren OSM (Bantaeng and Kupang, Indonesia)

Over the past several weeks a pair of HOT teams has been bouncing around Indonesia, teaching community facilitators from ACCESS about OpenStreetMap and discussing...

Jeff Haack - 17 July, 2011


HOT in Sumba Island, Indonesia

  Sumba Island, Indonesia Before you read this, please don't be confused with article: HOT in Sumbawa Island, Indonesia. Sumba and Sumbawa are different...

Emir Hartato - 11 July, 2011


HOT in Lombok, Indonesia

  Lombok Island, Indonesia June 30th - July 1st 2011 we were in Sumbawa Island helping the  Australian Community Development and Civil Society Strengthening Scheme...

Emir Hartato - 10 July, 2011


HOT in Sumbawa Island, Indonesia

  Sumbawa Island, Indonesia This post is related with Kate's last post about Hot in Indonesia. On June 30th until July 1st, we went to an...

Emir Hartato - 5 July, 2011


HOT in Indonesia

Soon after HOT got started there was discussion around the idea of pre-mapping before a disaster. Previously there have been meetings and discussions, but...

Kate Chapman - 3 July, 2011


Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe

On May 28th members of the OpenStreetMap community met with employees of the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance ("Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz...

Harry Wood - 16 June, 2011


Continuing HOT Activation for the Ivory Coast

HOT activated in December of 2010 for the Ivory Coast following the Presidential Election crisis. During that time the OpenStreetMap information collected has been...

Kate Chapman - 17 May, 2011


Japan earthquake and tsunami

OpenStreetMap used as a basemap for live disaster reports We've all been too busy for blogging lately, but the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team is of...

Harry Wood - 21 March, 2011


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


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


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


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


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


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