Innovation & Technology

From the Philippines: Disaster Preparedness Must Include Data Preparedness

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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)

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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

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  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

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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

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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

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