Tag: RapidFTR

RapidPro: Answering your questions

RapidPro: Answering your questions

Stemming from the core of our principles for innovation and technology in development, our vision at UNICEF Innovation has been to have a common platform powered by a free & open source software for running mobile services in international development. This is why we are excited about RapidPro. In September […]

Expanding the force for change, Episode 2

Expanding the force for change, Episode 2

Last month, UNICEF staff visited Singularity University to learn about how new technologies could help their work reach more children – and expand their force for change! They also challenged the University’s students and resident entrepreneurs to find new ways to address the major challenges children face today. Here are the challenges they […]

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 […]