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Plot 53 Kira Road, Kamwokya, Kampala, Uganda

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Uganda Stats:

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

Recent news from Uganda (View all news)

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:

Sophie Mower, Rebecca Firth, Geoffrey Kateregga — — 29 May, 2020

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.

Sara Amadi, Shamilah Ssekandi Nassozi — — 28 April, 2020

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.

Ruben Fernandez — — 3 February, 2020

Open Cities Africa Kicks off in Kampala

Paul Uithol, Nate Smith — — 22 June, 2018