13 August 2015

Thematic Focus: ICTs


Applying Humanitarian Principles to Current Uses of Information Communication Technologies: Gaps in Doctrine and Challenges to Practice (Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, July 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Countering Isolation with Use of Technology: How Asylum-seeking Detainees on Islands in the Indian Ocean Use Social Media to Transcend Their Confinement," Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, vol. 10, no. 1 (2014) [full-text via ResearchGate]

#DevPix: Improving How Development Organisations Use Photography (ODI on Storify) [access]

Dial A for Aid: Iraq's New Humanitarian Hotline (IRIN, Aug. 2015) [text]

Do Mobile Phone Surveys Work in Poor Countries?, Working Paper, no. 398 (Center for Global Development, April 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Enabling Humanitarian Use of Mobile Phone Data, Issues in Technology Innovation (Brookings Institution, Nov. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Five Ways Aid Agencies Can Better Communicate with Those They Help (IRIN, July 2015) [text]

The Future of Knowledge Sharing in a Digital Age: Exploring Impacts and Policy Implications for Development, Evidence Report, no. 125 (Institute of Development Studies, March 2015) [text]

A Guide to Social Media Emergency Management Analytics: Understanding the Place of Analytics through Typhoon Haiyan Social Media Analysis (Humanity Road & Statistics without Borders, Nov. 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Immigration on Twitter: Understanding Public Attitudes Online (Demos, April 2015) [text via APO]

Social Media for Disaster Response – Done Right! (iRevolution Blog, June 2015) [text]

State of the Use of Mobile Technologies for Disaster Preparedness in South East Asia (Nanyang Technological University, March 2015) [text via ReliefWeb]

Web site:

Humanitarian Tracker [access]
- "[F]orum that connects and empowers citizens using innovation in technology to support humanitarian causes."

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: ICTs & Information-related Items (5 May 2015)

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