Refugees and Connectivity

GSMA Disaster Response

Advocacy Resources

Films

September 15, 2016

Advocacy Resources

A selection of news reports and advocacy films illustrating the importance of connectivity and mobile phones to refugees.   Mobile is a Lifeline: Nyarugusu Refugee Camp, Tanzania   How do refugees making the perilous trip to Europe use their phones …

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Resource Library

September 15, 2016

Advocacy Resources

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 …

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GSMA report; Mobile Money for the Displaced

July 12, 2016

Advocacy Resources

Advances in mobile technology have opened up new opportunities, not only for communication, but also for using the mobile handset as a platform for a range of applications. The introduction of data transfer facilities and the rise of mobile financial services …

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