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Connecting Refugees: How Internet and Mobile Connectivity can Improve Refugee Well-Being and Transform Humanitarian Action

A research report from UNHCR that explores the critical role that information and communications technology are playing in improving the lives of refugees. The report explores access to mobile connectivity among different refugee populations and the range of technology solutions that are being implemented to facilitate refugee connection, inclusion with host communities, and access to […]

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State of the Use of Mobile Technologies for Disaster Preparedness in South East Asia

This report summarizes the study conducted by Nanyang Technology University (NTU) in collaboration with the Global Disaster Preparedness Center with support from the USAID-Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance to better understand how new communication and information sharing technologies can enhance risk reduction and preparedness measures.  Unlike post-disaster response and recovery, where humans passively adapt to

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Texts from the Frontline

The Global Network for Disaster Reduction has undertaken SMS text-based surveys to expand the pool of input for identifying people’s perceptions of progress in Disaster Reduction in various countries world-wide as part of the Views from the Frontline initiative. Program description on GNDR website http://www.globalnetwork-dr.org/views-from-the-frontline/voices-from-the-frontline-2011/txts-frm-the-frntlne.html

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