HOT Tasking Manager — locally

recently a short call on the OSMLatam Telegram group:
Hola :smiley:. Pregunta ¿alguien conoce experiencias en el uso de OSM en acción humanitaria a nível local?

Hi :slight_smile: . Question. Anybody can point me to experiences in the use of OSM for humanitarian action, at local level?

the answers offered there pointed to the HOT TM instance, which is the obvious answer, but the question being “at local level”, I would suggest checking some of the local instances of the same Tasking Manager software, ran by OSM chapters.

please find (or possibly update) the complete list at this page on our wiki.

in the past, I’ve had some very positive experience with the Colombian instance, they were very quick at answering my call when I needed to organize some small mapping action in Panama. Unfortunately, it looks as if it’s off-line right now. I see that the Peruvian instance is quite up to date.

Maybe it would be good to add a field to that overview, to tell users about the on-boarding policy for each instance, formal vs. informal, welcoming vs. dedicated to national c.q. regional users.

Local taskmanager is an active that needs to be mantained or at least, projects in it must be migrated to the hot task manager for memory purposes. We can define objectives and needs to work in that direction.

My personal view: It’s better yo keep a regional instance but maybe it’s a lack of a sort of update or integration or sync mechanism between local instances of task manager with hot tasking manager to make visible yo internacional community all mapping projects