Tag: Mac Glovinsky

Interview with First 72 Hours Challenge Winners Part 2: Team Instanet

Interview with First 72 Hours Challenge Winners Part 2: Team Instanet

As the excitement builds, Mac (Glovinsky, Lead of Innovation in Humanitarian Action) pulled the Instanet team away from Midsummer celebrations in Sweden to share their thoughts about Instanet as a force for change, and their expectations for their upcoming visit to Chile. As always, their optimism and positive attitudes were impressive. Read […]

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 […]