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How Do Humanitarian Organizations and Local Media Communicate During Disasters?

When disaster strikes, humanitarian aid organizations often play a pivotal role in relief efforts. Communicating with affected populations is one of the many challenges these groups face during a response operation.

Two Reports: Knight Foundation and Crowdglobe

Ushahidi and our community is known for broaching new ground. To accompany this, we are also keen to encourage more research. Today we’re excited to share two important reports from the Knight Foundation and Crowdglobe Funded by Internews.

Get an ICT4D Job! China, U.S., Nigeria, Philippines

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Innovation in Communication Project Director: Internews is seeking a Project Director to be based in Beijing to perform high level tasks and program implementation focused on mainstreaming I

Integrating Local Media and ICTs into Humanitarian Response in Central African Republic

[Guest blog post written by Anahi Ayala Iacucci, Innovation and New Technologies advisor. Anahi was the Ushahidi strategy consultant for the Beijing project in 2011. She blogs at Diary of a Crisis Mapper]

SMSmap: Two Cities, One event

What a night! Ushahidi and FrontlineSMS co-hosted a joint Sms to Map event in Nairobi, Kenya and London, UK on Monday, November 7, 2011.

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