Tag: HOT

Ushahidi for Real-time Reporting in Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara

[dropcap background=”” color=”” circle=”0″ size=”1″][/dropcap] The Caritas Diocese of Maumere (CKM) not only organized a training for villagers and village official, they also initiated a training activity for their staff. The objective is to teach and to socialize Ushahidi, a platform that can be used to record and report any events in Maumere, East Nusa Tenggara. CKM staff will try to make some categories for each event that will be reported in Ushahidi. They then must input events or objects as a report in Ushahidi website. (To open Ushahidi Maumere website, click here) This activity held on 26-27 April 2017,…

Making Disaster Risk Assessment Using QGIS and InaSAFE to Reduce Impact of Disaster in North Toraja, South Sulawesi

Indonesian geographical positions caused our country is very closely related to the issue of disaster. Floods, landslides, volcanoes, and tsunamis are disasters that are very much occurred in our country. The impact is so massive, such as material loss or even human’s death. Therefore, we need a specific study about a disaster that can help us to reduce the impact caused by a disaster itself. Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Indonesia in collaboration with Church World Service (CWS) Indonesia conduct a training activity in order to make a “Disaster Risk Assessment in the District of North Toraja, South Sulawesi”. This training…

Morning Coffee Discussion: Map Acquisition in Disaster Management

Spatial data that is free, open and constantly updated is a critical resource in the various phases of disaster management, which map becomes an important method to visualize the basic information as well as to monitor changes after the disaster. Although our government can obtain spatial data, but sometimes the data is not available in rural areas typically prone to disaster. Therefore, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Indonesia together with UN OCHA (United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) held a discussion on the theme “Map Acquisition in Disaster Management“. The event was held at the Hong Kong Cafe, Jakarta…

DRR (Disaster Risk Reduction) Exhibition 2015

Last week, on 16 to 18 October 2015, the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Indonesia jointly with Disaster Management Innovation (DMI) had the opportunity to participate in the commemoration of Disaster Risk Reduction Month which was held in Fort Vastenberg, Solo, Central Java. Commemoration of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Month was held by BNPB (National Disaster Management Agency). It was held annualy since 2011, to promote the culture of disaster risk reduction, including disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness. This year DRR Month held in Solo with the theme “Disaster Risk Reduction for Sustainable Development”. The series of activities are, among others DRR Exhibition, Puppet Show, Tough…

Activation Curriculum Sprint with HOT Volunteer in Washington DC

In 27 April – 2 Mei 2015. HOT Indonesia have chance to send their staff, Adityo Dwijananto, to went to Washington DC in order to join Activation Curriculum Sprint and also the first HOT’s Conference, HOT Summit (post related to HOT Summit). This Activation Curriculum Sprint held from  27-29 April 2015. Before we talk more about activation curriculum, i will tell you about  activation. HOT Activation is a concept held by HOT related to how OpenStreetMap used in order to respone a disaster. Have you contribute in Tasking Manager? Have you try to do some task in Tasking Manager with high-level priority such…

Risk Assessment Workshop in TTU, East Nusa Tenggara

On May 11th-15th 2015, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap, RNV and CDSP held disaster risk assessment workshop and training in Kefamenanu, TTU (Timur Tengah Utara), East Nusa Tenggara. This workshop and training divided by 2 part, first part is workshop and training for disaster risk assessment and the second part is about using QGIS for disaster risk assessment. This activity is part of creating disaster risk assessment document for district TTU. Specifically, this training aim to give knowledge and skills about disaster risk assessment, exposure mapping and also using QGIS and InaSAFE for disaster risk assessment. It can give participant the whole process…

FOSS4G-Asia 2014

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) Indonesia was once again involved in an International Event. This time, HOT participated in Free Open Source Software for Geoinformation (FOSS4G) 2014 Asia at Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand. The event aims to bring together FOSS4G users and developers worldwide and foster closer interactions with and among Asian communities in order to share ideas for software and applications improvement. Moreover, this event was also held to commemorate the FOSS-GRASS User Conference that was first held at Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand on 12-14 September 2004. FOSS4G-ASIA 2014 consisted of various activities, those are workshops, presentations, poster exhibition, and…