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admin September 3, 2018
Best digital data assessment  and analytics tools for Humanitarians

Best digital data assessment and analytics tools for Humanitarians

Apart from the basic data collection tools like KOBO and ODK, There are other advanced online tools which enable easy and fast data collection/analysis. Its can…

admin April 17, 2018

Innovative humanitarian projects 2018

The humanitarian world is slowly venturing into innovation by opening their doors to technological research and innovation. recently some organizations like UN have…

admin April 8, 2018

Digital Data Gathering for Monitoring and Evaluation

The use of technology for data collection has gained a lot of interest from Monitoring and Evaluation professionals over the past decade. Few would argue the advantages…

admin February 5, 2018

Social media and Humanitarian aid - Part 1

Social media is the collective of online communications channels dedicated to community-based input, interaction, content-sharing and collaboration.  Websites and…

admin January 30, 2018

An innovative app to find people who are missing or have had an accident in remote areas with no mobile coverage

UA researchers have developed an innovative app to find people who are missing or have had an accident in remote areas with no mobile coverage, where rescue teams…

admin January 8, 2018

9 unique innovations for Humanitarian AID

1.  An app connecting refugees with crucial services RefAid is an app that connects refugees with nearby services in education, health, legal aid, shelter and…

admin January 7, 2018

The latest mobile apps for humanitarians 2018

Planet of the Apps presented some of the latest mobile applications supporting humanitarian initiatives and disaster relief operations across the world. The presentation…

admin January 2, 2018

Ushahidi launches yet another awareness platform - RollCall.oi

Ushahidi development team is working on another platform by the name RollCall. it was designed and developed after one of the Ushahidi team member was involved in…

admin December 17, 2017

E-Learning and Technology in Africa

It is somewhat of a paradox to talk about information and communication technologies in Africa when many people, particularly in rural areas, don’t even have…

admin December 12, 2017

Facebook must do more to crack down on people smugglers luring migrants online

The United Nations’ migration agency is calling on social media giants to do more to crack down on people smugglers using their platforms to lure West African…

admin December 12, 2017

Using Smartphones to Tackle Malnutrition #innovation #mHealth

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is using smartphones to collect vital data about malnutrition in Borno state, Nigeria, where there has…

admin December 7, 2017

Realtime disease outbreak monitoring - HealthMap

HealthMap, a team of researchers, epidemiologists and software developers at Boston Children’s Hospital founded in 2006, is an established global leader…

admin December 7, 2017

Emergencies surveillance - Early Warning Alert and Response System

WHO’s Early Warning and Response System (known as EWARS) helps to detect disease outbreaks in emergency settings, such as in countries in conflict or following…

admin December 5, 2017
A high-performance, feature-packed library for all your mapping needs.

A high-performance, feature-packed library for all your mapping needs.

OpenLayers makes it easy to put a dynamic map in any web page. It can display map tiles, vector data and markers loaded from any source. OpenLayers has been developed…

admin December 5, 2017

Matatu routes innovation - Digital Matatu

Digital Matatus shows how to leverage the ubiquitous nature of cellphone technology in developing countries to collect data for essential infrastructure, give it…

admin December 5, 2017

How Drones Can Help in Humanitarian Emergencies

Few technologies have undergone as radical a change as drones. Where five years ago, drones were mainly seen as an instrument of war, today they are far more likely…

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