Refugees and Connectivity

GSMA Disaster Response

The area of refugees and connectivity is an as-yet under researched and under studied area, but some important papers have nevertheless been published over the last few years, particularly with regard to Syrian refugees. Key publications include:

Voices of Refugees: Information and Communication Needs of Refugees in Greece and Germany

 

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BBC Media Action July 2016

 

Internet and Mobile Connectivity Can Improve Refugee Well Being And Transform Humanitarian Action

 

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United Nations High Commission for Refugees June 2016

 

A Social Informatics Analysis of Refugee Mobile phone Use: Za’atari Camp

 

asocialinformaticsanalysisofrefugeemobilephoneuse

Penn State University June 2016

 

Mapping Refugee Media Journeys

 

mappingrefugeemediajourneys

The Open University/France Medias Monde May 2016

 

Syrian Refugees and Information Precarity

 

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California State University, Worcester University, Lasell College 2015

 

Disaster Response: Mobile Money for the Displaced

 

mobilemoneyforthedisplaced

GSMA December 2014

 

Refugee Economies: Rethinking Popular Assumptions

 

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Oxford Refugee Studies Centre June 2014

 

Reconnecting Refugees Through Mobile: Refugees United Case Study

 

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GSMA February 2014

 

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