Impact on the ground of ICTs in the air

A couple of years ago I had the opportunity to work for a short time with an NGO based out of Copenhagen called Refugees United. More commonly know as Refunite, this is an NGO which has technology at the heart of it’s work, it is an ICT4D organisation to the …

From humanitarian response to sustainable development?

Response to humanitarian disasters is a field that is being revolutionised by communication and information technologies. From hundreds of digital volunteers creating a crisis map during the earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010, to responses during the 2013 Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, Meier (2015) has analysed how ICTs have …