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Vector tiles from OpenStreetMap and OpenData – OpenMapTiles

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OpenMapTiles provides the fastest way how to setup custom styled world maps with open-source software. In a few minutes, you can have your own OpenStreetMap tileserver - ready for use in your websites or products.

Just download the pre-generated tiles and get started

The project turns the publicly available OpenStreetMap data into ready-to-use packages containing vector tiles for the whole planet, individual countries and major cities.

url: https://openmaptiles.org/

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Using Maps to Prepare in Uganda | Global Disaster Preparedness Center

black, white, and red map

The use of mapping technology can enhance preparedness activities by helping Red Cross national societies and other partners visualize hazards and risk factors.

In the towns of Lira and Gulu, Uganda, where the majority of residents live in thatched-roof huts, fire is a common hazard. Here digital maps are being used to help prepare for future fire emergencies by pinpointing most at-risk areas. 

url: http://preparecenter.org/content/using-maps-prepare-uganda

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OSM Seattle

Clifford Snow bio photo

Clifford is described as an Addicted Mapper for the past three years since he started contributing to OSM. He is a member of OSM's Future Work Group, hosts OpenStreetMap-Seattle Meetup Group and helped with the importing of Seattle building outlines and addresses into OSM. His prior endeavors include glassblowing, managing an art center facility and telecom management.

url: http://osm_seattle.snowandsnow.us/

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