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 …

New technologies for action in a pandemic context

With over 571 678 confirmed cases globally, which means an increase of 62 514 cases from the previous day, and a total of 26 494 deaths by March 28th, 2020, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) 68 Situation Report, Coronavirus disease has paralyzed the world, including lockdown of large …

ICT for good in disaster risk reduction and rehabilitation

The world is increasingly exposed to meteorological hazards and climate variability that cause severe infrastructure damage and human casualties, affecting in particular developing countries. Early warning systems have been developed and implemented to reduce those risks in many countries. However, challenges to communicate timely with communities that are at risk …