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22 May 2018 description


• The blockchain is a type of distributed database hosted across a network of multiple participants. Moreover, the blockchain provides a way to share information and transfer digital assets in a fast, tracked and secure way.

• The blockchain has the potential to transform the humanitarian sector by providing cost savings and traceability of information flows, and by reducing transaction times.

11 Nov 2013 description

Posted by DH Coordinators on November 10, 2013 at 10:30pm

Activation Requested (7 - Nov 2013)

In response to Typhoon Yolanda, the DHN Network has mobilized to support Palau and the Philippines. We have been contacted by United Nations Office of Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs, the Philippines Red Cross to assist in providing information management support.

19 Aug 2013 description

Over a hundred organizations including ninety three relief organizations and seven digital organizations from the volunteer & technical community (V&TC) are responding to the monsoon floods in India. Over 4,200 villages are impacted by catastrophic flooding. On July 4th the Digital Humanitarian Network activation received a request from SEEDS India for mapping support and for collating aid response by region. The 3W Report (“Who, What Where”) is a report compiled from traditional and new media on who is responding, where, with what aid.

29 Jul 2013 description

Ce document est destiné aux entités humanitaires formelles enclines à collaborer avec les CV&T. Il est particulièrement adapté aux besoins des organisations précédemment exposées aux CV&T et à leur travail qui recherchent des conseils pratiques afin de se développer. Ce guide vise à permettre aux acteurs concernés de mieux comprendre les dynamiques de travail avec les CV&T, de mieux formuler leurs demandes et de maximiser les avantages d'une telle collaboration.

29 Jul 2013 description

This guidance is intended for Volunteer and Technical Communities (V&TCs) and tech groups that have a desire to collaborate with Formal Humanitarian Organizations. We hope that it best fits the needs of V&TCs and tech groups that currently seek practical advice on how to develop projects with formal humanitarian organizations or how to further strengthen pre-existing collaborative relationships.

31 Aug 2012 description

This document is for formal humanitarian entities that are interested in collaborating with V&TCs. It will best fit the needs of organizations that have had exposure to V&TCs and their work, and now seek practical advice on proceeding with a deployment. The guidance aims to ensure that actors understand the dynamics of working with V&TCs, better formulate requests and maximize the benefits of such collaboration.