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OpenStreetMap Training of Trainers in the Philippines

Emir Hartato

18 June, 2014


DISPATCH: IEEE Humanitarian Technology Conference

A few weeks ago HOT was a guest of the 2014 IEEE Canada International Humanitarian Technology Conference (IHTC).   In the session, Samual Paul...

Heather Leson - 14 June, 2014


London HOT Congo Mapathon

What happens when you bring together people from Médecins Sans Frontières‎, with some people who are experienced OpenStreetMappers, and a bunch of people who...

Harry Wood - 8 May, 2014


The Roles of Experts and the Public - Report Back from Commons Lab Event

HOT and our community are increasingly considered global response leaders. Our perspective and expertise provides a unique bridge between the OSM community and traditional...

Kate Chapman - 29 April, 2014


CAR Activation, Year 2

Cela fait maintenant plus d'un an que l'Activation pour la République centrafricaine a débuté. Cela fait aussi déjà trois mois depuis que j'ai publié...

Séverin Ménard - 25 April, 2014

Central African Republic

Mapping on in Haiphong

Back in October 2013 I headed to Haiphong for three weeks in conjunction with the World Bank to map transit infrastructure in the city....

Kate Chapman - 22 April, 2014


When Birds of a Feather Map Together

All spring we’ve been thinking about how to grow and support the HOT community. We know that we need to improve support to keep...

Heather Leson - 18 April, 2014


Community Growth in Indonesia - Creating Trainers

Back when HOT started in Indonesia none of us was sure how the growth of OpenStreetMap would happen. As it stands today we've trained...

Kate Chapman - 16 April, 2014


2014 West Africa Ebola Outbreak Response, Second update

Our mapping response in West Africa due to the Ebola epidemic there continues. The Bing high-res imagery is the main source for tracing the...

Pierre Béland - 15 April, 2014


State of the Map US in DC!

This weekend is State of the Map US (SOTMUS) which is being held in Washington DC this year. I'm excited to attend this SOTMUS, at...

Kate Chapman - 11 April, 2014


"Back" at the OpenGov Hub

I reason I say "back" in quotes because since the last time I was at HOT's office in Washington D.C. 7 months ago it was in a completely different building. HOT is part of the OpenGov Hub which is a coworking place and center for open government related organizations in the Washington, DC area. We are part of the "mapping area" in conjunction with Ushahidi and the GroundTruth Initiative. The new OpenGov Hub space just opened on April 1st of this year. This is one of HOT's two permanent spaces the other we share with Wikimedia Indonesia in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Kate Chapman - 9 April, 2014


A week in Lubumbashi (DRC)

Lundi 17 mars 2014 après-midi : je monte dans un avion en direction de Lubumbashi, dans le sud de la République Démocratique du Congo...

Jorieke Vyncke - 1 April, 2014


2014 West Africa Ebola Outbreak Response

The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team was asked to coordinate for the OpenStreetMap contributors to support the humanitarians by mapping in detail various towns where they...

Pierre Béland - 31 March, 2014


Réponse à la crise d'Ébola, Afrique de l'Ouest, 2014

L'équipe OpenStreetMap humanitaire agit à titre de contact entre la communauté  d'OpenStreetMap et les humanitaires pour cartographier en détail les différentes villes où les...

Pierre Béland - 31 March, 2014


Mapping Guinea: Help Wanted

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Switzerland rapidly needs maps of three towns in order to support their relief efforts of an ebola-like outbreak in Guinea....

Joseph Reeves - 26 March, 2014


OpenStreetMap on the Ground: Update from Kathmandu

I reported the HOT Community on OpenStreetMap work in Nepal in the beginning of 2013 (click here to see my post). Almost a year...

Nama Raj Budhathoki - 10 March, 2014