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Drones are cheap, functional and ready for disasters General Humanitarian Relief & Post-Conflict Technology 

Drones are cheap, functional and ready for disasters

An independent research report called “Drones in Humanitarian Action” has been released by the Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSB) in partnership with CartONG, UAViators and Zoi Environment Network. The report finds that drones are cheap, user-friendly, functional and ready for deployment in a variety of humanitarian crisis contexts. Drones have enormous potential in a variety of emergency scenarios, however...
Helping Haiti: Getting it right Aid Effectiveness Donations Fundraising Humanitarian Relief & Post-Conflict NGOs 

Helping Haiti: Getting it right

Haiti, the poorest nation in the Western hemisphere, was hit by a devastating earthquake in 2010 before being struck again by Hurricane Matthew in 2016. While the world responded generously, the mismanagement of funds was disastrous and the efforts of relief organisations were painfully slow and ineffective, putting large, established INGOs under serious scrutiny. Liza Moiseeva gives some simple advice...