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Description of working groups, how they are used by HOT and along with information on how and individual can get involved with a group. Nullam quis risus eget urna mollis ornare vel eu leo. Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, email@example.com nascetur ridiculus mus.

Activation

This group is tasked with developing and/or proposing procedures, monitoring, tools, and/or other recommendations for management of HOT’s distaster mapping program.

Communications

This group develops and manages policies and procedures regarding external communications, press releases, general texts and online publications.

Community

This group works to improve the global HOT community through targeted actions. An improved community is a one which works together better, and which fosters and supports the growth of local groups around the world.

Fundraising

In order to remain a reliable force in non-traditional humanitarian response there is a need for sustainable funding for HOT. This working group recommends fundraising strategies and goals to the HOT board.

Governance

This group is charged with governance aspects of HOT, on how the organisation should be structured and work together and defining the legal bases.

Security

Security working group is a new group which will establish security policies and SOPs and generally look after the safety and security of HOT in the field as well as working remotely.

Technical

The HOT Technical Working Group discusses the current status, coordination possibilities, and priorities for tool development, and for hosting and operations aspects of HOT tools.

Training

Much of what HOT does involves training others how to contribute to and use OpenStreetMap. The training group organizes and consolidates training materials and helps direct development of them to satisfy the identified audiences.