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7 Indonesian Students goes to Denver for SotM and FOSS4G!

We hope you guys still remember about our project in Indonesia. There was a mapping competition happen during the project and the winner was announced...

Emir Hartato - 28 September, 2011


HOT Tasks! Get Your HOT Tasks!

A couple weeks ago Patrick Meier wrote about HOT's new tool for tasking, the OpenStreetMap Tasking Manager. Now it has finally moved to its permanent

Kate Chapman - 20 September, 2011


Meeting face-to-face at SOTM Denver

Many members of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team have managed to come together in Denver for the State Of The Map. Things are always a...

Harry Wood - 11 September, 2011


Activation in Somalia

HOT has activated to improve OSM, for the drought and famine crisis in East Africa. Read on for the background, the actions we're taking,...

Mikel Maron - 19 August, 2011


End of an Era or at Least Internship

Friday marked the end of Va and Emir's internship with HOT this summer.  We were fortunate to have rockstar interns for this project.  You...

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