Monday May 13, 2024

Video: Connectivity in Crisis

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From conflict to climate shocks, global humanitarian needs continue to rise.

Connectivity has changed the way in which crisis-affected people live their lives, and the ways that humanitarians provide assistance.

Many questions need to be answered but it is clear that connectivity is both vitally important in crisis settings and, at the same time, carries risk. Actors must cooperate to ensure everyone has access to connectivity, that access is maintained, and that access doesn’t create new risks.

Research from the GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Programme explores connectivity in crisis settings. Find related resources below.

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