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New research one year on from the World Humanitarian Summit

July 4, 2017

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One year ago today, world leaders, humanitarian agencies, civil society, and the private sector gathered in Istanbul for the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS). The WHS was called in response to the scale of human suffering caused by conflict and disasters …

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At Davos: Mobile Recognised as a Critical Tool in Humanitarian Response

February 3, 2017

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Written by Jenny Casswell The world is facing unprecedented humanitarian challenges with widespread acknowledgement of the need to change the way the international community responds to increasingly complex crises. In 2017, the humanitarian sector is seeking USD 22.2 billion to …

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Connectivity and the Modern Refugee

January 20, 2017

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Written by Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees GENEVA – They were fresh off the boat, the group of refugees I met this time last year. They had fled their homes in Syria, traveled halfway across Turkey, and …

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