User-based development of open access maps to navigate the post-earthquake environment in Ecuador

April 25, 2016 by  
Filed under Emergency Response, Housing

by Kristen Hess, Sahar Derakhshan, and Ezra Jampole After the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Ecuador along the Northern Coast, the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) contacted volunteers to populate maps with information about the post-earthquake landscape in affected areas [TheNewYorker]....