In 2004, Steve Coast introduced OpenStreetMap (OSM), a platform designed to provide unrestricted geospatial data to a worldwide audience. OSM is a testament to global collaboration, where volunteers, whether armchair mappers or remote contributors, unite Read more…
Involvement of Scout Community in Disaster Preparedness through Open Mapping and OpenStreetMap Utilization
The Scout Movement is one of the communities that play a significant role in impacting various humanitarian activities in Indonesia. Besides having an organized network and system, it also has a very large number of members with different levels, some of which are based on the education system levels in Indonesia. Therefore, the involvement of the Scout Movement in various humanitarian activities is systematic and reaches various levels of society. Furthermore, their collaboration with various other humanitarian organizations makes humanitarian activities more comprehensive and targeted.
Special District Capital of Jakarta (DKI Jakarta) is Indonesia’s most densely resided province, with 10.6 million residents (Indonesia Statistics, 2021). Due to immigration and industrialization, DKI Jakarta has become a megacity with the highest population density of 15,978 people per square kilometer (Indonesia Statistics, 2021). However, this rapid population growth in Jakarta led to several issues, including shrinking agricultural land.