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June 24, 2016

Media as a Form of Aid in Humanitarian Crises

"For mainstream media, the millions of people whose lives have been upended are mostly data points, illustrations of the misery and upheaval that have swept across Syria, Yemen, Gaza, Iraq, and many...

June 21, 2016

Connected Society: Mobile Internet Skills Training Toolkit (MISTT)

This GSMA toolkit is for mobile network operators (MNOs), non-governmental organisations (NGOs), development organisations, and governments who want to provide training to improve people's basic...

June 15, 2016

Standardising Humanitarian Data for a Better Response: The Humanitarian EXchange Language

"Standardisation efforts are challenging in the humanitarian sector, as defining a common vocabulary can easily become very political. Issues can arise at all levels, on everything from country names...

June 14, 2016

Mapping A Response: Using Satellite Images to Aid Humanitarian Action

"Today, aerial imagery is available from a variety of sources, including traditional satellites, nano satellites, manned and unmanned aircrafts, balloons and kites. This imagery can benefit...

June 14, 2016

Words of Relief: Translators without Borders' Local Language Translation for Emergencies

"Overall, the innovation process has been successful in creating enhanced learning and evidence around the importance of language translation in disaster response, and has succeeded in producing a...

June 14, 2016

Words of Relief: Translators without Borders' Local Language Translation for Emergencies

"Overall, the innovation process has been successful in creating enhanced learning and evidence around the importance of language translation in disaster response, and has succeeded in producing a...

June 14, 2016

Using Mobile Voice Technology to Improve the Collection of Food Security Data: WFP's Mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping

"Reliable information is critical to understanding food security trends, assessing crises and informing decision-making. However, traditional methods for collecting this information - in particular...

June 13, 2016

Mapping Refugee Media Journeys: Smart Phones and Social Media Networks

"We urge states and news organisations to work together with tech companies, NGOs, and other stakeholders, in order to develop sustainable partnerships which in turn can orchestrate a coherent news...

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June 8, 2016

"The reports in this book take a fresh look at shared public access to computers and the Internet and provide evidence that the benefits of...

June 8, 2016

"...[T]he current phenomenon of 'ICT for refugees' is novel and has great potential that should be investigated."

In the efforts...

June 6, 2016

"Given the Internal Migration in India Initiative (IMII)'s objective to increase understanding of the issue of internal migration, advocate...

June 6, 2016

"The vaccine program has taken on a culture of reporting rather than a culture of using the information for continuous improvement....[V]...

June 2, 2016

"Bilim" means knowledge in the Kyrgyz language, and "e" indicates electronic media. "eBilim" brings together two important components of this...

June 2, 2016

"With a stated mission to end poverty by 2030, the Bank should be motivated to rethink how it shares knowledge via webcasting and how it...

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