Practical Insights on Humanitarian Relief

Apply Now: $11,250,000 for Your Humanitarian Technology Innovations

Apply Now: $11,250,000 for Your Humanitarian Technology Innovations

Published on: Jun 17 2019 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
  Today, over 201 million people require humanitarian assistance. Millions of the most vulnerable people in conflict zones are currently unreachable by traditional...
Apply Now: £1.1 Million in Grants for Humanitarian Technology Solutions

Apply Now: £1.1 Million in Grants for Humanitarian Technology Solutions

Published on: May 27 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: £1.1 Million in Grants for Humanitarian Technology Solutions
The GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Fund promotes innovation in the use of mobile technology to address humanitarian challenges. It supports solutions to...
How to Add Informed Consent to Your Responsible Data Practices

How to Add Informed Consent to Your Responsible Data Practices

Published on: May 15 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Add Informed Consent to Your Responsible Data Practices
Informed consent is recognized as an integral part of responsible data practices by international development and humanitarian organizations. Much debate, however,...
7 Ways You’re Contributing to the Humanitarian Metadata Problem

7 Ways You’re Contributing to the Humanitarian Metadata Problem

Published on: Dec 27 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 7 Ways You’re Contributing to the Humanitarian Metadata Problem
The past decade has seen a surge in the use of mobile telecommunications, messaging apps and social media. As they become more accessible around the world, these...
Apply Now! £300,000 for Technology Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges

Apply Now! £300,000 for Technology Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges

Published on: Jul 26 2018 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Are you working on mobile technology solutions to support global humanitarian responses to these two challenging situations: Complex Emergencies – a major...
You Need to Use UAVs in Emergencies

You Need to Use UAVs in Emergencies

Published on: Sep 14 2017 by Catholic Relief Services - 3 Comments
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or drones, really excel in emergencies as they satisfy the first need in an emergency: provide quick, cheap, and highly local damage estimates....
Disaster Response Partnering Guidelines For Aid Providers and Mobile Network Operators

Disaster Response Partnering Guidelines For Aid Providers and Mobile Network Operators

Published on: May 01 2017 by Jacob Korenblum - 1 Comment
  When disaster strikes, the ability to reach victims quickly, and at scale, is key to saving lives. Yet in most crisis zones, the reality is frustrating:...
How Women Benefit from Mobile Money Cash Transfer Programs for Disaster Response

How Women Benefit from Mobile Money Cash Transfer Programs for Disaster Response

Published on: May 13 2015 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on How Women Benefit from Mobile Money Cash Transfer Programs for Disaster Response
With the Nepal Earthquake response in full swing, humanitarian relief organizations will be using cash as a form of humanitarian assistance, either as an alternative...
The Future of Communications as Aid

The Future of Communications as Aid

Published on: May 29 2013 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
What does communications in humanitarian and crisis response look like in 5 years time? This was the question I posed to the panel session I moderated at the Aid...
The Value of ICT in Humanitarian Relief Efforts

The Value of ICT in Humanitarian Relief Efforts

Published on: Nov 15 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on The Value of ICT in Humanitarian Relief Efforts
Mark Summer, Inveneo‘s Chief Innovation Officer, also leads our effort to bring needed information and communication technologies to Haiti. As part of Inveneo’s...