Nepal 2015 Earthquake Response

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. Thanks to a spectacular volunteer effort, HOT has boosted OpenStreetMap coverage of these areas, building upon detailed maps already created by the local OpenStreetMap community and Kathmandu Living Labs. This allows us to offer to help with aid delivery and reconstruction efforts. See the Maps and Data services in a variety of formats on the 2015 Nepal Earthquake wiki page.

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Project type:
Disaster mapping
Apr, 25 2015 to Dec, 31 2015