Practical Insights on Humanitarian Relief

Apply Now: £30,000 to Help FCDO Pilot Innovative Technology Solutions

Apply Now: £30,000 to Help FCDO Pilot Innovative Technology Solutions

Published on: Jun 10 2024 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Humanitarians should understand the potential for innovative technology in the development context because these tools can significantly enhance the effectiveness...
8 Reasons Why International Development Organizations Need Digital Development Advisors

8 Reasons Why International Development Organizations Need Digital Development Advisors

Published on: Apr 24 2024 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 8 Reasons Why International Development Organizations Need Digital Development Advisors
Recently, I was asked a very topical question by the CEO a major international relief organization, “How can international development programs leverage digital...
3 Ways Digital Solutions Improve Cash and Voucher Assistance Programs

3 Ways Digital Solutions Improve Cash and Voucher Assistance Programs

Published on: Feb 22 2024 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Humanitarian assistance has greatly changed over the past two decades, bringing forth new mechanisms to provide assistance to persons affected by crises. Not only...
Apply Now: £250,000 for Innovation Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges

Apply Now: £250,000 for Innovation Solutions to Humanitarian Challenges

Published on: Jan 08 2024 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
With over 350 million people worldwide requiring humanitarian assistance – a number that is set to continue growing – now, more than ever, we are seeing the...
Apply Now: £250,000 Artificial Intelligence for Humanitarians Grant Fund

Apply Now: £250,000 Artificial Intelligence for Humanitarians Grant Fund

Published on: Dec 18 2023 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Humanitarian aid workers have a responsibility to ensure they use artificial intelligence to capitalize on the technology’s potential to respond more effectively...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Humanitarian Relief Action Technology

Apply Now: $100,000 for Humanitarian Relief Action Technology

Published on: Oct 17 2023 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Humanitarian relief experts are adapting to myriad pressures exacerbated by climate change and global instability, while stretching available funding and exploring...
Opportunities for Natural Language Processing in Humanitarian Relief

Opportunities for Natural Language Processing in Humanitarian Relief

Published on: Oct 12 2023 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Natural language processing (NLP) is a rapidly evolving field at the intersection of linguistics, computer science, and artificial intelligence, which is concerned...
7 Lessons Learned Using Chatbots in Humanitarian Programs

7 Lessons Learned Using Chatbots in Humanitarian Programs

Published on: Sep 13 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 7 Lessons Learned Using Chatbots in Humanitarian Programs
A chatbot can be defined as “a computer program designed to simulate conversation with human users, especially over the Internet”. Chatbots are trained to respond...
We Must Include Leisure and Entertainment Services in Digital Humanitarian Solutions

We Must Include Leisure and Entertainment Services in Digital Humanitarian Solutions

Published on: Jun 29 2023 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Many digital inclusion interventions have been tied to specific developmental goals – enhanced education, use of digital financial services, greater access to...
How Humanitarians Use Satellites in Crisis Response Programs

How Humanitarians Use Satellites in Crisis Response Programs

Published on: Mar 08 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Humanitarians Use Satellites in Crisis Response Programs
Satellite applications developed by an increasingly complex web of supply-side stakeholders can be used across a wide range of use cases throughout the life cycle...