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Thank you Lokku and Happy New Year

Harry Wood

4 January, 2014


Have Spare Holiday Time? Contribute with HOT Mapping

Many of us have spare quiet moments in the Christmas and New Year holiday season. We've gorged ourselves on food, cleaned up wripped apart wrapping paper, and maybe had a little time to relax and reflect. Now, If you're looking for something to occupy your time these days as your energy builds for the new year, you're more than welcome to join in and map HOT tasks, and make a solid contribution to places in humanitarian crisis right at this moment.

Mikel Maron - 27 December, 2013


2012 Financial Filings Posted

As part of our obligations as a 501(c)3 registered organization, we make our financial filings (known as "Form 990: Return of Organization Exempt From Income...

Schuyler Erle - 19 December, 2013


Imagery for Haiyan

OpenStreetMap began with people walking, biking, and driving around their neighborhoods, surveying data using GPS to map. Starting in 2007, satellite imagery became available...

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