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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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Humanitarian Payment Digitisation: Focus On Uganda’s Bidi Bidi Refugee Settlement

November 13, 2017 | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Uganda | Jenny Casswell

For the first time in Uganda, mobile network operators (MNOs) are offering their mobile money bulk payment services to NGOs for the delivery of humanitarian cash transfers (HCT) to ...
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Three takeaways from the Techfugees inaugural Global Summit

November 8, 2017 | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Global | Jenny Casswell

On 24 & 25 October the Disaster Response programme took part in the Techfugees Global Summit in the world’s largest start-up campus, Station F, in Paris. The event brought the tech ...
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Sudatel highlights the mobile industry’s key role in elevating the quality of life for Internally Displaced People

October 23, 2017 | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Sub-Saharan Africa | Guest Blogger

In July 2017, Sudatel Group became the newest signatory of the Humanitarian Connectivity Charter (HCC), bringing the total number to 115 MNOs across 78 countries. Signatories of the HCC ...
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