Reconnecting Refugees through Mobile: Refugees United’s Platform and Partnerships

Wednesday 26 Feb 2014 | Case study | English | Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation | Refugee crisis | Resource | Sub-Saharan Africa |

Reconnecting Refugees through Mobile: Refugees United’s Platform and Partnerships image

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) can contribute to reconnecting separated families across borders and conflict zones and measurably improve the lives of thousands of families by leveraging their scale and access to millions of subscribers. Through partnering with MNO’s, Refugees United, the world’s largest global family tracing platform for refugees, is harnessing the unique potential of mobile in facilitating family reconnection. This case study identifies the need for such platforms and examines the partnership, technology, lessons and opportunities that have arisen from collaboration between MNO’s and Refugees United.

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