The 2015 Nepal earthquake struck on 25th April with a magnitude of 7.8, followed by many aftershocks including a large magnitude 7.3 quake on 12 May. The quakes have caused widespread damage in the city of Kathmandu and the surrounding region.
Posted by Russell Deffner on Jul, 3 2015
Recently we had a very pleasant surprise to be contacted by Nicholas Doiron, who Project Coordinator, Severin Menard, knew from previous work including in Haiti. Nick, now working with Asia Foundation alongside Michelle Chang, knew about the HOT Mapping Ulaanbaatar project and reached out for advice as the Asia Foundation planned an OpenStreetMap Mapathon competition.
Posted by Heather Leson on Jul, 2 2015
Posted by pierre.mirlesse on Jun, 26 2015
HOT has recently been supporting TomTom in a company wide Mapathlon focused on helping map buildings, residential areas, roads, paths and tracks from a Nepal area between Katari, Manthali and Kamalamai. This exciting engagement involved TomTom HOT volunteer mappers from 15 countries.