Innovation & Technology

El Niño: Mapping Health Risks for California’s Most Vulnerable

El Nino Story Map

A geospatial analysis by Direct Relief has identified communities in California’s Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Yolo, Lake, and Trinity counties as facing […]

A Tale of Two Innovation Summits: Nethope & UNICEF

Out on the eastern tip of the city of Copenhagen, Denmark, amid block after block of waterfront construction, sits a gleaming white […]

Culpeper to Copenhagen: A Week in Transatlantic Humanitarian UAV Trainings

Cumulus UAV Prep

This article first appeared on NetHope On a wide, flat western Virginia field, home to the Culpeper Barnstormers radio controlled aircraft club, a […]

Open Data for Hurricane Patricia Response

Direct Relief Open Data Portal

As Hurricane Patricia bears down on Mexico, authorities and emergency managers are working to anticipate and respond to its impact on the population. […]

Humanitarian UAV (“Drone”) Experts Meet at MIT

Humanitarian UAV

Early Fall mornings in Cambridge, MA have the feeling practically of American myth. The sun rises over the mist that hangs like […]