The Synergy of Digital communication in Humanitarian intervention.

Introduction: Engaging with ‘international development’ is embedded in online culture, digital media and communication approaches of every actor and sector in the aid industry. From expanded global journalistic coverage, to all aspects of organizational communication and an active global online ‘sounding board’, international development relies on digital communication. The aim …

Awareness campaign: A disguise for fundraising

The 21st century has witnessed a dramatic increase in the availability and uptake of ICTs globally. This has provide unprecedented opportunities for individuals to access information, connect with one another and have their voices heard. The speed with which people in the developing world are adopting to digital communication and …

The role of digital communication during a disaster outbreak

The role and importance of effective communication with crisis-affected people have grown significantly in recent years, driven by the proliferation of accountability initiatives within the humanitarian sector, the changing role of media development organisations as providers of humanitarian information and the explosion in ICT in crisis-affected countries. A misinterpretation or …

Digital fundraising, a solution for Humanitarian Aid workers

Digital fundraising can be define as fundraising using digital technology, which usually means fundraising online. Humanitarian Aid Organisation and aids sectors receive a large part of their funding from government, foundation and individual giving and a large part is also raised via online which can be term digital fundraising. Once …

Digital identity, a way forward for humanitarian development.

When people are forced to flee their homes to escape war, persecution or violence, the registration and documentation by States or by the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) can be lifesaving. UNHCR, takes the responsibility to protect and assist asylum-seekers, refugees, returnees and stateless people, and has a …