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Nepal Earthquake Response Update

Nepal Earthquake: Child receives medical care

Update: 5/1 FedEx has committed an emergency airlift for Nepal, scheduled to depart early next week with Direct Relief medical supplies. Read the full announcement here. Update: 4/30 Humanitarian charter a go:  Direct Relief has confirmed the donation of a humanitarian charter for Nepal. At this point, Direct Relief will use at least one-half of the plane’s capacity (102 “skids”), which may increase depending the […]

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An Open Letter to the Humanitarian UAV Community

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NetHope – a consortium of non-governmental organizations that specialize in improving information technology collaboration – has been hosting an ongoing webinar series on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in development and relief. It’s been a fascinating educational series so far – beginning last July with Dan Gilman from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs […]

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Next Up: Humanitarian UAVs (Drones) with Singularity University and Nethope

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In case you missed the most recent of the Nethope webinar series on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones), in which Direct Relief’s Director of Research and Analysis Andrew Schroeder facilitated a discussion with Esri on use of the ArcGIS platform for managing, processing, and sharing UAV data, a recording of the webinar is now line at the Nethope Solutions Center. In the webinar, Esri Technical Product Manager Cody Benkelman highlights […]

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NetHope Summit 2014: Using Technology to Address Global Challenges

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At this year’s NetHope Member Global Summit, held Nov. 3-5 at Cisco headquarters in San Jose, Calif., Direct Relief had the opportunity to learn from the frontlines of technological change and to present on some of the key areas where we have been playing a leadership role on issues of technology and humanitarianism amongst our colleague non-governmental organizations. Combining the […]

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Direct Relief Joins NetHope as its 38th Member

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NetHope continues to grow its collective effort to deliver information and technology solutions to the developing world Washington, D.C., January 11, 2013 – NetHope, a unique collaboration of the world’s leading international humanitarian organizations working together to solve common problems in the developing world with Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions, today welcomed its 38th member organization, Direct Relief – an […]

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