Innovation & Technology

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

Danoffice IT flying drone to support Rescue teams in Philippines 2

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 […]

Games Against Ebola: Developers for Direct Relief

There are countless ways to make a difference, as nine game development teams from around the world demonstrated this past week. Over a […]

Reflections on the First UN Expert Meeting on Humanitarian UAVs

Humanitarian UAV

The first-ever meeting of the United Nations (UN) expert advisory group on humanitarian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or “drones”) met Thursday at […]

NetHope Summit 2014: Using Technology to Address Global Challenges

At this year’s NetHope Member Global Summit, held Nov. 3-5 at Cisco headquarters in San Jose, Calif., Direct Relief had the opportunity […]

A Map of Community Health Workers in sub-Saharan Africa

1 Million Health Workers Map

As Ebola prompts calls and support for a much-needed increase in the number of trained community health workers, it is critical that we understand where these workers are […]

Coding for a Cause: Women’s Hackathon Teams Simulate Disaster Response

This past Saturday in Phoenix, Ariz. I had the honor and the pleasure of helping out with one of a series of […]