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:

The Importance of Mobile for Refugees: A Landscape of New Services and Approaches


Released January 2017

 

Humanitarian Futures for Messaging Apps


Released January 2017

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


Released July 2016

 

 

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


Released June 2016

 

 

Mapping Refugee Media Journeys


Released May 2016

 

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


Released March 2015

Syrian Refugees and Information Precarity


Released 2015

Disaster Response: Mobile Money for the Displaced


Released December 2014

Refugee Economies: Rethinking Popular Assumptions


Released June 2014

Reconnecting Refugees Through Mobile: Refugees United Case Study


Released February 2014

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