August 28th, 2015 | by EJC
Innovation, in the humanitarian realm, is about finding sustainable and dignified solutions to the most pressing issues that affect the wellbeing of people affected by conflict, man-made or natural disasters, diseases, and food insecurity. However, in rapid-onset or complex emergencies, some of the infrastructure that is needed to implement ‘high-tech’ solutions is non-existent.
April 22nd, 2015 | by EJC
Standardised hashtags are increasingly used by governments and aid organisations to distribute information to the public, and respond to urgent needs and requests. But how effective are they
December 9th, 2013 | by EJC
While initially used as a military tool, drones – or “unmanned aerial systems/vehicles” –are now also employed in civil appliances, as in in journalism. Lisa Dupuy talks to Eric Feijten about how he used drones to cover the Yolanda/Haiyan super typhoon in the Philippines