This newsletter highlights innovations and individuals that are helping advance humanitarian action. With over 65 million forcibly displaced people, REFUNITE has managed to digitally reconnect many refugees who got separated from their loved ones. The co-founders of REFUNITE David and Christopher Mikkelsen, have been awarded as Social Entrepreneurs of the Year by the World Economic Forum and the Schwab Foundation.
The past month has also marked World Water Day (22nd March) and World Tuberculosis (TB) Day (24th March), bringing awareness to the importance of finding a cure to a disease that takes lives of 1.5 million people a year. World Water Day emphasised the importance of freshwater and sanitation in transforming societies and economies while improving livelihoods.