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Disaster Response Innovation Fund grantees in Africa announced

July 27, 2018 | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Sub-Saharan Africa | South Africa | Uganda | Rosie Afia

Recently, the GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation programme announced Flowminder Foundation and Nokia Saving Lives among the first grantees of the Disaster Response Innovation Fund. ...
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Announcing the first two Disaster Response Innovation Fund grantees

July 11, 2018 | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | East Asia and Pacific | Latin America & the Caribbean | South Asia | Haiti | Philippines | Olly Parsons

In September 2017, with support from the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the GSMA launched its Disaster Response Innovation Fund. The Fund was designed to invest in ...
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5 Ways that Mobile is a Lifeline for Refugees and Displaced People

June 20, 2018 | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Global | Jenny Casswell and Keeya-Lee Ayre

The UN Refugee Agency’s annual Global Trends study published today highlights that forced displacement is at a record high, with 68.5 million people driven from their homes by the end of ...
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Preparing for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season

June 6, 2018 | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Latin America & the Caribbean | Jenny Casswell

As the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season has just begun, we continue to reflect on the impact of the 2017 hurricanes in the Caribbean. The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season was one of the worst ...
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Humanitarian Innovation: Key Trends from Round 1 of the Disaster Response Innovation Fund

March 9, 2018 | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Global | Global | Olly Parsons

Returning from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week, one thing was clear; the topic of humanitarian innovation is becoming mainstream. MWC always provides an opportunity to find out ...
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Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation

February 26, 2018 | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Global | Global | Kyla Reid

For those of us at the GSMA, Mobile World Congress in many ways is the pinnacle of our year: an opportunity to meet and bring together our mobile industry and other partners, to showcase ...
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