Posts Tagged United Nations

Nepal Earthquake: Direct Relief Commits Initial $50,000 Cash to Emergency Response

Nepal Earthquake Response - Direct Relief

[Update: Direct Relief’s $50,000 commitment was increased to $500,000 on 4/27] Donate Now >>   As the massive damage, tragic loss of life, and widespread injuries​ from today’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mapping One Million Community Health Workers

The Research and Analysis Team is at the headquarters of technology company Esri for an intensive ten-day collaboration to developing mapping applications […]

Global Fistula Map Cited by U.N. Secretary General

In the midst of Hurricane Sandy activity last week, it was nice to see the Global Fistula Map—published by Direct Relief, the […]