Tag: humanitarian action

UNICEF develops critical Ebola data flow

UNICEF develops critical Ebola data flow

This article was originally published in The New Dawn on October 27, 2014 UNCEF Chris Fabian (l) and USAID’s Anthony Waddell (r) in talk with LTA commissioners A UNICEF initiative to establish real time data flow to the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ebola health care centers throughout the country is […]

RapidFTR serves as a force for change in some of the world’s most complex emergencies

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OB44xdhvrQ] RAPIDFTR: an open-source mobile application that helps humanitarian workers gather and share information to support Family Tracing and Reunification in emergencies. In every emergency, the commotion of survival and flight leads to the separation of children from their caregivers. By introducing RapidFTR–an open-source mobile phone application–to replace the […]

RapidFTR

RapidFTR

RapidFTR (Rapid Family Tracing and Reunification) helps humanitarian action workers to quickly collect vital information from children who have been separated from caregivers in disasters, and to share it securely with people who can get them help and find their families. This open source mobile application is used to record […]

Global Innovation Challenge: First 72 Hours

The First 72 Hours Challenge is a global innovation contest that asked private individuals, academia, businesses, and organizations to come up with ideas that will help the world to respond better to disasters. From a rough idea to a finished product, the contest sought world-changing ideas that would improve how the humanitarian […]

First 72 Hours: Top 6 projects

After receiving nearly 300 ideas from different parts of the world, we now know which teams will make it to the final Pitch. 72 hours after an emergency is a crucial time period in terms of reaching out to those affected, which is why UNICEF and Socialab came together a […]