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Social Media Generates Social Capital: Implications for City Resilience and Disaster Response

A new empirical and peer-reviewed study provides “the first evidence that online...

IFRC’s World Disasters Report 2014 – Focus on Culture and Risk

Recently there has been an increased focus on disaster risk reduction (DRR) in humanitarian...

Global Gathering in Washington D.C Drives Humanitarian Industry Forward

Last week, the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) hosted its 6th annual...

Journalist Brings Third-World to Life in New Book of Photo Essays

GROUNDTRUTH: Work Play and Conflict in the Third World, by Ben Barber, is a new book...

Media training session to strengthen journalists’ coverage of disaster zones

On Tuesday 18th November, the Voice of America, the Broadcasting Board of Governors...

BUILDING TRUST, BUILDING TEAMS THROUGH PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

Among the bad news these days is that humanitarian responders large and small are...

Infographic: Building Resilience for Disaster Reduction

This week is the United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR). The...

Ebola outbreak is nearing possible end in Nigeria and Senegal

The Ebola outbreak in Nigeria appears to be nearing a possible end due to a rapid...

Just Enough, Not Too Much: Striking the Technology Balance in Water Emergencies

Emergency water systems represent a range of technologies and costs for delivering...

Fire retardant tests show very promising results

On World Refugee Day, Friday 20 June 2014, NRS International has tested the burning...

World Humanitarian Day:  Infographic about the importance of partnerships in disaster management

Aid & International Development Forum, releases an infographic on “How Partnerships...

Top 50 Organisations to Follow on Twitter

Welcome to the list of Who to Follow on Twitter for Disaster Relief. This list consists...

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