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Community Mappersⓘ Total number of Mappers using HOT Tasking Manager
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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
Recent news from Uganda (View all news)
Developing a Web Map Repository of Kampala’s Informal Settlements (by Resilience Mappers)
Resilience Mappers has built a web dashboard for geospatial data to support efforts by the Ugandan government to help residents of low-income communities who have been most affected by Covid-19 lockdowns.
Five OpenStreetMap Communities Receive Facebook Community Impact Microgrants
Five OSM communities, spread across the Philippines, Turkey, Uganda, Kenya, and Zambia, have received Facebook Community Impact Microgrants to support community engagement and training.
HOT Rapid Response Microgrants: COVID-19 – First round of Micrograntees announced
We’re excited to announce the first round of awardees for HOT Rapid Response Microgrants: COVID-19. Microgrants, which are provided to OpenStreetMap communities to support their local response to the pandemic, have been awarded to projects in Liberia, Uganda, Kenya and Mongolia. Over the next 6 months, these Microgrants will support the following work:
Mapping Energy Saving Solutions in One of the Largest Refugee Settlements in Africa
In February 2020, HOT with support from the Response Innovation Lab in Uganda, carried out an extensive mapping exercise of all energy-saving solutions retail shops in Bidibidi settlement to better understand the existing market and inform the improvement of access to quality energy-saving products amongst the refugee population.
Understanding Hazards, Exposure, and Vulnerability in northwestern Uganda
In collaboration with United Nations’ Development Program (UNDP) and the Ugandan Office of the Prime Minister, HOT developed the first-ever spatially-focused Risk Atlas of Arua District, containing maps, granular data, and analyses of the existing hazards, exposure, and vulnerabilities to communities in northwestern Uganda.