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    • OpenStreetMapMapping
    • A web project to create a free and open map of the entire world
    • History
      * Founded in the United Kingdom in 2004 by Steve Coast
      * Ordnance Survey Data was Expensive to Use
      * July 2005 the First Mapping Party Takes Place
    • OpenStreetMap Statistics
      * Over 300,000 Registered Users from All Over the World
      * 1,000s Edit Regularly
    • What is the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team?
      An organization working to promote the
      use of open data and volunteered
      geographic information within the
      humanitarian and development contexts
    • OSM and Crisis Response in Haiti
      Port-au-Prince
      Before
      28 Days Later
      http://vimeo.com/9182869
    • HOT Training
    • Let’s Learn How!
    • HOT Hardware Kit:
      • 1 pelican case
      • Laptop + harddrive
      • 4 GPS units USB Keys
      • Printer
    • Links
      http://www.openstreetmap.org/
      http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Hot
      http://mapkibera.org/
    • Let’s Make Some Data