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Please RSVP Now: Help DFID Explore Internet of Things for Development

Please RSVP Now: Help DFID Explore Internet of Things for Development

Published on: Jul 15 2019 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
Can embedding Internet of Things (IoT) like connected buttons, sensors or other devices in development programmes complement how we collect data and help us solve...
The Tension Between Speed and Scale in Successful Social Innovations

The Tension Between Speed and Scale in Successful Social Innovations

Published on: Feb 19 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
At the invitation of FHI360 and Cisco, the Red Cross recently presented early insights from our experience introducing fire-detecting sensors across two informal...
A Vision for Humanitarian Uses of Emerging Technology for Emerging Needs

A Vision for Humanitarian Uses of Emerging Technology for Emerging Needs

Published on: Mar 25 2015 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on A Vision for Humanitarian Uses of Emerging Technology for Emerging Needs
Linda Raftree and I are proud to present the culmination of a global dialogue series organized by the American Red Cross and IFRC: A Vision for the Humanitarian...
Please RSVP Now: How Can Technology Improve Disaster Response?

Please RSVP Now: How Can Technology Improve Disaster Response?

Published on: Mar 13 2015 by Jana Melpolder - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: How Can Technology Improve Disaster Response?
Natural disasters are impossible to avoid, but thankfully recovery time and management have become easier due to the improvements in innovative technologies. As...
ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT

ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT

Published on: Jul 18 2014 by Danielle Schulkin - Comments Off on ICTs in Disaster Management: Join Our Twitter Chat Today at Noon EDT
Destruction, disaster, and drones. ICTs have been helping communities recover from natural disasters for many years, but how effective are they?  What can we...
Twitter Chat on July 18th: ICTs in Disaster Management

Twitter Chat on July 18th: ICTs in Disaster Management

Published on: Jul 11 2014 by Jana Melpolder - 1 Comment
Natural disasters hit communities around the world leaving paths of destruction that often take years to rebuild. ICTs are used to manage relief efforts, but how...
The Rise of the Voluntary Humanitarian Technologist in Disaster Response

The Rise of the Voluntary Humanitarian Technologist in Disaster Response

Published on: Nov 18 2011 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Rise of the Voluntary Humanitarian Technologist in Disaster Response
Excerpt from Volunteer Technology Communities: Open Development 2010 redefined the role of volunteers during humanitarian emergencies and disaster risk management....