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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 | Disaster Response | 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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International Day for Disaster Reduction: Industry response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria

October 13, 2017 | Disaster Response | Latin America & the Caribbean | Dulip Tillekeratne

Annually on 13th October, the International Day for Disaster Reduction, we reflect on the need for enhanced resilience and preparedness around the world. This year, just weeks after we have ...
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Meeting humanitarian challenges with mobile: M4D at UNGA

September 26, 2017 | Disaster Response | Global | Keeya-Lee Ayre

Last Thursday, on September 19th, GSMA Mobile for Development held a breakfast event in the SDG Media Zone at the United Nations General Assembly to discuss the opportunities presented by ...
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The Disaster Response Innovation Fund is open for applications

September 7, 2017 | Disaster Response | East Asia and Pacific | Latin America & the Caribbean | Middle East and North Africa | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Olly Parsons

Since the inception of GSMA’s Disaster Response programme in 2012, we have worked with our GSMA members, humanitarian partners and the wider private and humanitarian sectors to drive the ...
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How effective is your Business Continuity Management Implementation? Part 2  

August 31, 2017 | Disaster Response | Global | Adefela Adelekan

 This blog looks at how an organisations Business Continuity Management implementation may be deemed effective or ineffective. As already highlighted in the first part of this blog series, ...
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Mobile is a Lifeline: Research from Nyarugusu Refugee Camp, Tanzania

July 11, 2017 | Disaster Response | Sub-Saharan Africa | Tanzania | Jenny Casswell

Today, at the GSMA’s Mobile 360 – Africa we are launching a new report documenting the socio-economic impact of mobile connectivity for refugees in Nyarugusu camp in Tanzania. At ...
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