Voices from war zones

Can information and communication technologies (ICTs) allow for a more direct, participatory communication of people affected by humanitarian crisis or war and give the ‘voiceless’ a platform to share their stories on their own terms? Humanitarian communication is often as complex as its subject matter, and sometimes stories are spun …

The use of an e-payment system in cash-transfer programs

Cash-transfer programs (CTP) have proven their efficiency as an alternative modality to in-kind assistance. CT, adopted in both development and emergency contexts, can be seen as a social protection scheme to fulfill the basic needs of the poor or the disaster-affected populations, and at the same time as an opportunity …