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Plot 228, House 15
Lukuledi Street Regent Estate
Mikocheni, Dar es Salaam
Community Mappersⓘ Total number of Mappers using HOT Tasking Manager
Total Map Editsⓘ Total number of edits using HOT Tasking Manager from Missing Maps
Buildings Mappedⓘ Total number of buildings mapped using HOT Tasking Manager from Missing Maps
Roads Mapped (KM)ⓘ Total length of roads mapped using HOT Tasking Manager from Missing Maps
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Community Data for Improved Disaster Management and Urban Planning — Mwanza, Tanzania (by OMDTZ)
OpenMap Development Tanzania reports on mapping and capacity building in Mwanza City, Tanzania.
Equipping University Students with Digital Geospatial Skills: More than 10,000 Flood Data Points Mapped in Eight Weeks
Ramani Huria has been training students in Dar es Salaam and equipping them with industrial and technical skills for the 21st Century while generating vital high-precision, low-cost data for flood prediction and preparedness.
Community Mapping for Urban Risk in Mwanza, Tanzania
Spatial Collective, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, and OpenMap Development Tanzania extend their engagement to Mwanza
Using Low-Cost Equipment to Gather High Precision Data for Flood Modeling
In collaboration with Deltares and with funding from GIZ, OMDTZ was able to collect accurate and precise river cross-section surveys using an innovative, low-cost technique developed by the Resilience Academy and OMDTZ.
What we Learnt from Mapping African Megacity Dar es Salaam
Since the project kicked-off in 2015, Ramani Huria, funded by the World Bank and implemented by Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), has managed to map three-quarters of one of Africa’s megacities, Dar es Salaam. As a city that is particularly vulnerable to floods, the team focused their mapping on flood-prone areas, especially in informal settlements where vulnerable populations live.
Using Open Source Tools to Solve Routing Issues for Solid Waste Collection in Dar Es Salaam
One of the biggest difficulties in establishing an effective and efficient waste management collection and transportation system in Dar es Salaam is how long it takes to travel to Pugu dumpsite, the only officially designated solid waste dump in the city, and the best route to use.