Innovation & Technology

From the Philippines: Disaster Preparedness Must Include Data Preparedness

To ensure life-saving medicines are available in the right places and at the right times in the crucial early hours of emergencies, […]

Hurricanes: The 10 U.S. Counties Most At Risk (as seen in USA Today)

To better inform Direct Relief’s extensive Hurricane Preparedness Program, the Research and Analytics team conducted research on areas most vulnerable to hurricanes, […]

Virtual Goods to Actual Good: Gamers & Direct Relief

  As likely the only one at last week’s Games for Change festival in New York City who played “Pong” when it […]

Improving Philippines Typhoon Response With Satellite Technology

A little over one week ago, I traveled to the Philippines with colleagues from the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) and Palantir Technologies […]

Applying New Technologies to Disaster Response

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to join the United Nations Working Group on Emergency Telecommunications (WGET) forum on humanitarian innovation held […]

Direct Relief Named Finalist in Wireless Innovation Project Competition

Last week at a celebration in Redwood City, Calif., I was honored to accept on behalf of Direct Relief the recognition of […]