[HOT] Impact of OSM/HOT in Humanitarian Aid / Economic Development

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 22:00:22 UTC 2016


I think part of the problem for this is the multiple uses made of OSM maps.
They might be mapped by one group but used by another and some charities
using them are very small and how would you measure this?  Including the
education side of having locals contribute to the map?

Cheerio John
On 8 Jun 2016 5:18 p.m., "Stefan Eikenbusch" <seike at posteo.de> wrote:

> Hello HOT-Community
>
> I’m wondering if there are any papers dealing with the evaluation of using
> Open Data (especially OSM) for humanitarian aid, DRR and/or economic
> development?
>
> Are there any plans to evaluate HOT-Activations like e.g. in Nepal,
> Ecuador, etc. and it’s impact on the local work for humanitarian aid
> workers? I think this could be kinda interesting also for new mappers to
> know how the data is being used.
>
> Greetings,
>
> Stefan (seike_)
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